Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

My Maths Teacher Was My First White Ally And He Saved This Little Black Girl

I didn’t thank him enough

Photo by Shipman Northcutt on Unsplash

The maths teacher was handing out our already marked exam papers. I was stressed. I needed to pass the exam to graduate high school. Without that, I’d have to redo the full school year. My heart was pounding fast in my chest. I had huge gaps in maths, stuff I didn’t understand from those years…

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