Marc Anthony Robinson

Guest Blogger

Educator and Mentor

San Francisco, California

Marc Anthony Robinson is a Bay Area native and educator. He grew up in Vallejo, California, and participated in city youth programs and sports from elementary to high school. Mentors played a large role in his life, and shaped the way he understood service. He graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, where his passion for community, service and leadership blossomed. He currently works in schools throughout the Bay Area to support youth struggling to assimilate in institutions with a history of mistreating people of color.

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Posted July 23, 2018

Black Boys Don’t Need More Discipline, They Need Mentors

When I first met Chris, he was quiet—I could tell he was trying to figure out who I was, and…

By Marc Anthony Robinson

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Posted Mar. 18, 2019

Trump Isn’t Just Cutting the Education Budget, He Wants Schools to Pay for the Wall

Mexico will not pay for Donald Trump’s wall. Your children will. And your children’s children will pay the interest, as will their children—and perhaps the…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Mar. 18, 2019

As Long as There’s White Privilege, We’re Going to Need Affirmative Action

Affirmative action: For years, some people have balked at it, while others have been actively trying to dismantle it. But we need to embrace it,…

By Letisha Marrero

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Posted Mar. 19, 2019

Don’t Like Who’s on the School Board Ballot? Run.

With headlines dominated by news of 2020 presidential candidates, it’s easy to forget that there are elections happening across the country in 2019. But in…

By Aviva Rosman, Lea Crusey

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