Jervon Adams

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Guest Blogger

Student, Austin Polytechnical Academy High School

Chicago, Illinois

Jervon Adams, Jr., 17, is a rising senior at Austin Polytechnical Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. He is currently completing his summer internship at AECOM.

He will star in a documentary titled “A Better Mind” releasing later this year.

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Posted July 24, 2015
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Getting a Head Start on College

No one else in my school has ever taken a dual-credit class. I wanted to set the example and be…

By Jervon Adams

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Posted Feb. 27, 2017
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Do You Know This Hidden Figure? Meet Legendary Black Educator Dr. Anna Julia Cooper

A multitude of hidden figures silently loom in our shadows, yet those who know understand that as Black people we stand on the shoulders of…

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#MyBlackHistory Is a Shoutout to the Grandparents That Help Raise and Advocate for Kids

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5 Tips for Teaching AP in a High-Poverty, Urban School

It’s 8:45 a.m. and a creative AP English teacher greets her students with handshakes and high fives. But they’re not as energetic as she is…

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