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Reflections from Dr. Patrick Jeffs
In late April, 1992, I was an undersized 7th grader at Longfellow Middle School in Flint, MI, and a minority being white. But that was true of every school I attended until that moment. As many know, in that late April, 1992, 4 white police officers were acquitted in the vicious beating of Rodney King and I was terrified to go to school because of the threats I was receiving in reaction to them getting away with it. And yet somehow I understood why they felt that way. I never took it personal.
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