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The Nightmare of Being a Black Boy at the Oldest Prep School in the Country

Whether alumni or walking the halls of elite schools today, we recognize a tough shared experience

I laughed when I saw myself in the alumni brochure for The Collegiate School For Boys. I didn’t know why its editors included me. I didn’t graduate on time; I wasn’t a…

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Andrew Ricketts

Andrew Ricketts

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.