Who would have thought, that in 2016, my cohort sister would be here, in college, on a fantastic arts and activism scholarship, performing an incredibly powerful show on racism, classism, and sexism, and not feel safe in her own home.
Let's consider these questions: Who are your Black leaders? What does leadership look like to you? How can educators, parents, political representatives, and other concerned individuals support the future generation of Black leaders?
At a time when major presidential candidates demonize difference, and when attackers respond to groups they've been inspired to hate with terrorism, let's recognize the constructive value of ongoing debate and that politicized campuses remain places of confrontation and of real learning.