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There was, recently, a This American Life Podcast addressing a similar situation that you may be interested in listening to. * SPOILER ALERT for that Episode * In that episode one of the students ends up going to class at a privileged school but he can't afford the books so he falls behind in class: I didn't do the homework, so I'm going now into a ...


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I grew up relatively poor and went to one of the worst high schools in my city, with a large minority population. I didn't realize it at the time, because I enjoyed the essence of white privilege, which is that it didn't occur to anyone to tell me my economic and educational circumstances would hold me back. My advice is to act like you belong, because you ...



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