Living My Own Narratives

What does it mean for something to be mine and not yours? what "right" do I have to a space, a land, a boundary? Maybe I'm the "good" immigrant to them. The Ivy degree, no criminal record, "good addition" to this country checkboxes. I think about the first time someone told me that I should… Continue reading Living My Own Narratives

The Importance of Sharing ‘Stories of Self’

"I'm tired of being normal. I'm tired of being inner city. I'm ready to be somebody else's inspiration." -Anonymous student going on Boston college tour I noted in one of my last blog posts that I don't often talk with my students in detail about the fact that I went to Harvard, for a variety… Continue reading The Importance of Sharing ‘Stories of Self’