PhD candidate Chizoba Imoka says Black students should bring their cultural selves to the classrooms, and the school system must see that difference as the site of knowledge, Shree Paradkar writes. Imoka is also scheduled to appear on the TED stage, showcasing leaders in technology, entertainment and design.
The author, Shree Paradkar says:
“For those who have experienced racism, Imoka’s forthright views represent refreshing relief — here is someone who puts words to what is often a confusing swirl of thoughts and emotions and self-doubt.”
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