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You Failed Us: Students of Color Talk Seattle Schools
"You Failed Us" is an exploration of the experience that students of color have in the schools they attend around the Seattle area. It incorporates direct quotes from interviewed students, as well as the authors's own personal experiences from when they were in elementary school, to now, about to enter their senior year of high school. Digging into these experiences allows ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published 2019 by Lulu Press Inc
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This books has valid points, including higher expectations from some teachers just because you tested into HCC. However, I as a person of color felt many of these statements were innacurate, and some racist due to generalizations. None of my classmates have acted superior due to race and i found the environment more friendly because people don't bully you for what you're interested in. How you learn. Or how you act. I believe it is no different making friends with someone of a different race, ...more