Street fashion has taught me how to sew, paint, dye fabrics, and embroider. But the toughest lesson was negotiating between money and friendship.
It’s hard to look at familiar things in a new light. Even as a person of color at UNC-Chapel Hill, it took years for me to understand the dark significance of the “Silent Sam” statue.
“The first thing I did was cry, to be honest,” one Clark Atlanta University freshman said after discovering she no longer had housing.
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Now, a year later, I feel like being rejected from my “dream school” was an opportunity to get to know myself better.
It seems like being different is a badge of honor at Brown, not something to be ashamed of, which is why I think it will be a good school for me, as a black girl.