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…

By Anton Brown

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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