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My Son’s First Week of Daycare Unearthed My Fear of American Systems

I am afraid because all systems have predetermined outputs — for children, and especially Black children.

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Hal H. Harris

Hal H. Harris

Black on both sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is hal.harris@est1865.com.

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