Janeya Cunningham

The faces of students, parents and teachers at Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy located in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago.

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Student, Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Chicago, Illinois

Janeya Cunningham is a 2015 graduate of Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy. She will attend DePauw University this fall as a Posse Chicago scholar.

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Posted June 4, 2015
I am for Peace

Be a Voice, Not a Victim, March for Peace With Chicago’s Youth

I recently graduated from Perspectives Charter Schools, where we prepare for college with rigorous academics and once again this year,…

By Janeya Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 16, 2017
dorothy

#MyBlackHistory Has Been and Still Is Fighting for the Right to Learn

Black children deserve the opportunity to learn and exist, and it is our responsibility to make sure that they have that opportunity. We need to go out of our way to send the message that we care, support them and their education.…

By Kayla Patrick

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
syncere-engineering

#MyBlackHistory: Here’s Why I Became an Engineer and How I’m Helping Kids Do It Too

When I was just 9 or 10 years old, I found out that I had a true love and passion for science. Now I want to see that other kids get that chance.…

By Jason Coleman

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
davidjohns

#MyBlackHistory: Why I’m Celebrating Every Black Genius From City Blocks to the White House

We will never meet a Black child who is not a genius and there is no secret to how we support them: We first treat them as human and then we then support them with love. …

By David J. Johns

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