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Old 10-30-2018
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Default Re: It's not our culture, it's the system

Originally Posted by LaChavela View Post
If you are looking a high education or even a trade school it would be smart to get a mentor. The black community always encourages mentors
Well of course, which is one of the reasons I volunteer with high school youth. But it's still not something that all young people of color know to do or even consider doing.
Originally Posted by BTOWNMAMI239 View Post
It's ridiculous what one has to pay in the US for an education. All to end up in great debt? Really?
Definitely. I am infinitely thankful for my degree and the networks I've been able to build from it, but my bank account won't be

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