Jose Romero

Jose Romero is a high school senior in New York. He aspires to become a fifth-grade teacher, so he can give kids the support he received from his mentors and teachers of color.

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Up Until Ninth Grade, I Had Zero Male Teachers of Color. Here's Why That Matters.

For 10 years—the first decade I was in school—all my teachers were White women. As a Mexican-American kid, I didn’t get the chance to have a man of color as a teacher until high school. Going into my...

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