We don’t need to accept potential as currently defined. We can change the questions we ask, the learning environments we create.
I want to live in a world where I can be a physicist without also being asked to speak on or compensate for the persistent racism of institutions.
Yuka took my feelings of alienation and monstrousness and turned them into a hilarious joke we shared.
“We can make a positive impact and pursue our dreams in this country—even when we feel unwelcome in it.”
“Trump and his administration are readable. And we must read them carefully.”
“I generally try to keep politics out of the classroom, but this year it hasn’t been possible.”
As an educator, I’m still discerning what it means to try and protect my students while empowering them.
“You hope and hope they’ll get their chance and you know it’s possible they won’t.”
The police are there, expecting us, academics in revolutionaries’ outfits.
“We need to move our schools toward increased inclusion and disability justice.”
“My father could do no more than snap a picture.”