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Letter to the Editor: Mukilteo School District should add more diverse authors to curriculum

 

Last updated 2/2/2022 at 12:15pm

I first read "To Kill a Mockingbird" on the informal recommendation of my Harbour Pointe Middle School eighth grade English teacher, Mrs. Bradley. I read it again as a formal part of the curriculum in 10th grade at Kamiak High School. Since then, I have read it annually (15 years and counting). To call it my favorite book feels like an understatement.

Over the years, I have learned as much from its blind spots as its wisdom. It taught me that fighting righteous fights close to home is paramount and showed me ways I can leverage my White privilege in service of marginalized communities arou...



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