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Katrina might as well have hit New Orleans a day ago if you’re young, male and black

I was 10 years old when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. My family and I evacuated the day before the storm and ended up in Houston, Texas and I didn’t start school there for another two months. The system was new to me and so were the standardized tests. That’s how I failed the fifth […]