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Old 10-09-2018
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Default Re: It's not our culture, it's the system

Originally Posted by xicanachick View Post
But the higher education system wasn't designed for people of color. So it's not necessarily fair to say that by not pursuing higher education, they're resigned to the status quo. I know a lot of folks who want pursue education, but can't for various reasons and so they feel stuck.
Higher education can mean a lot of things. There a number of trade schools you can go to. All you need is that certificate to help you along.
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