As cliché as it may sound, education is the gateway to a lifetime of opportunity. It’s important that we keep this belief in the hearts of their children, so they may pass it on. At least I think so. And it seems that I’m not alone. Oscar nominee Viola Davis addressed the senior class of her high school alma matter Central Falls High School earlier today, according to the NPR.
Central Falls, Rhode Island has been in the news these past few years after the city filed for bankruptcy and the high school’s mass firing of teachers in 2010 (they later rehired the teachers). It’s good to see someone give back to the community that they came from, and continue to support it! Viola shared a story to inspire the students, recalling a time when she challenged a classmate, who called her the “N-word”, to a race: Continue Reading →