During my sophomore year of high school, I experienced something completely unprecedented and, until that year, I hadn’t realized how vital it was to my self-esteem, self-identification and self-growth. I finally had a teacher who looked like me. I finally would see the face of another black woman every day. That school year, I reached […]
Author Archives: Nyla Pollard
A student-athlete at The College of William & Mary, Nyla Pollard plays on the women’s basketball team and double-majors in Sociology and Elementary Education. Her interests include research and advocacy for minority children, children from impoverished backgrounds and children involved in athletics.