Deontrey Fuller

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Student

Dallas, Texas

Deontrey Fuller is a 22-year old first-generation college graduate from California, currently living in Dallas, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s in psychology and plans to pursue a master’s in counseling psychology before entering medical school. Deontrey hopes to pursue a career first in psychiatry and counseling, and later in writing and education.

Deontrey is an avid reader, a voracious learner, and passionate about mental health and the advancement of humanity. Check out his blog at theredkingsrace.weebly.com for more about a first-generation student’s journey through the ups and downs of higher education.

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Posted May 28, 2020

First-Gen Students, The World Needs Us Now More Than Ever

Dear High School and Undergraduate Seniors,  I am no expert. This my story, and I hope it is one many…

By Deontrey Fuller

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

The Presidential Election Ain’t the Only Thing We Have to Worry About, We Must #VoteLocal

Alright, Black people—let’s push past Ice Cube’s meeting with Trump and 50 Cent’s declaration supporting his reelection. Yes we love hot tea and messiness from…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Oct. 26, 2020

Rev. Sharpton: Education Problems Are a ‘Five-Alarm’ Fire

Now would be a good time to listen to Rev. Al Sharpton. You didn’t see that coming. Me, of all people, pointing to a left-of-center…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

Khaliah Fitchett on Going From Handcuffs to Running for Congress

One afternoon in March 2010, Khaliah Fitchette, a 16-year-old student at Newark’s University High School, was riding home on a NJ Transit bus with her…

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