Disrupting poverty with diversity?

Something to consider…

Passion Meet Purpose

As a black woman whose family did not come from great wealth, my parents were dedicated to keeping us out of the hood. Even when they didn’t have a lot of money, they made sure we were in good schools and eventually moved us to a neighborhood where our neighbors had similar education levels and income. Unfortunately for where we lived, that usually meant the people stopped looking like me.I was painfully aware that I was one of a handful in my high school. In fact the entire reason I received a scholarship for my high school was to increase the diversity there. It was an awkward adjustment but eventually I made it.

I appreciate my parent’s dedication to protect and insulate us from poverty while we were in it, and how hard they worked to get us out of it. But now as I get older, I wonder what…

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