Antonio De Loera-Brust
If the American ideal of a color-blind meritocracy is ever to truly exist in our college admissions, it’s clear we need to level the playing field long before the college admissions process starts.
I would humbly ask that white women in particular acknowledge the power dynamics that exist between them and men of color, and the full force of racial violence that stands ready behind them.
I never met my grandfather, my dad’s dad. His name was Jesús De Loera-López.
But more than anything else, what is bothersome is the reality that we usually need white people on our side to begin with. It all shows just how disempowered most of our communities truly are.