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Introduction to the Queen City

Published by Madeleine Sparrow
In my first week in Charlotte, I am most struck by the glaring economic disparities evident across the different residential…
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The White Elephant in the Room

Published by Madeleine Sparrow
On my first day of in-town training at Freedom School Partners, I was startled when a simple “Good Morning” led…
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First Week on the Job

Published by Thomas Cooper
In my last blog post, I mentioned that I will be working at an organization this summer that helps to…
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group of people in a park holding signs and banners

Hypocrite or Nah?

Published by Jinny Yoon
Living in Charlotte is really pushing my buttons in different ways. Namely, I keep noticing that people of color rely…
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Welcome to Charlotte

Published by Thomas Cooper
When I first arrived in Charlotte, I was not sure what to expect from the city. I had never properly…
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Up Close and Very Personal

Published by Emma Rose
(This blog is the Summer of 2016.) When I accepted my internship with the Council for Children’s Rights back in…
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Something Inside So Strong

Published by Devon Case
(This blog is from the Summer of 2016.) This upcoming week will be the first full week of Freedom School…
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