jada williams*The education system in America gets a lot of criticism, so it’s ironic that one school would harass one of its brightest students for merely expressing her opinion on education from a learned perspective. Apparently, the truth hurts.

According to the Black Youth Project, Jada Williams, 13, is a student in an upstate New York school and she wrote an essay based on Frederick Douglass’ experiences for a contest. In her essay, (more…)