Anton Brown

Guest Blogger

Student, Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

Anton Brown is a native of New Orleans who graduated from Cohen College Prep in 2014 and now attends Bates College in Maine, where he studies sociology and plans to work to reduce prison recidivism.

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Posted Aug. 24, 2015

I Found My Second Family at a New Orleans High School

Ten years ago, if someone would have told me that I would be studying sociology at Bates College in Maine…

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Posted May 22, 2018

I’m Celebrating First-Gens Because I Am One

We all know the journey to—and through—college isn’t easy. It can be especially difficult for first-generation students who are the first in their family to…

By Merone Hailemeskel

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Posted May 22, 2018

All This Integration Talk Is Distracting Us From Giving Black Families Better Schools

Last week the Journey for Justice Alliance released a report called “Failing Brown v. Board.” The report is a direct attack on public charter schools…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted May 24, 2018

Y’all Can Have Betsy DeVos, I’m Checking for Stacy Abrams

Outrage: As Long As Betsy’s In Charge, Kids Should Just Stop Going to School Once again, Betsy DeVos demonstrated this week her dangerous ignorance of…

By Tanesha Peeples

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