The Highlighter

By Mark Isero

The best of the week on race, education, and culture

The best of the week on race, education, and culture

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VIP #13: Thank you! + 3 Quick Things

(Also: Thank you!)

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#349: Time For A Change

I think you’ll like it!

 
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#348: ‘Four Years Being Seen As Family’

The joy of attending an historically Black college

 
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#347: The End of Equity

Thank you for reading this week’s issue of The Highlighter. Did you enjoy it? If so, give me a thumbs up below and tell me why. And if you didn’t like it, that’s OK, too – that’s what the thumbs down is for.To our four new subscribers – Mohamed, Courte, Moham…

 
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#346: What Bullets Do To Bodies

Thank you for reading this week’s issue of The Highlighter. Did you enjoy it? If so, give me a thumbs up below and tell me why. And if you didn’t like it, that’s OK, too – that’s what the thumbs down is for.To our two new subscribers Jordan and Courtney – I h…

 
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#345: The Children

Dear Loyal Readers,Usually reading brings me comfort. It brings me solace. It brings me clarity. That’s why I’ve been sharing this newsletter with you for almost 7 years.But not this week. Not after the massacre in Texas. Right now it doesn’t make sense to p…

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#344: Losing Weight Didn’t Mean Winning

Weight-loss apps, fatphobia, & running shirtless

 
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#343: What Is Vital To Your Survival?

Two years after the murder of George Floyd

 
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#342: Turning Back Time

The reversal of Roe

 
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#341: Fun-Size Hustle

How we teach our kids grind culture

 
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#340: Hey Google, Please Write My Essay

Pretty soon, writing by humans will be passé.

 
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VIP #12: Time for a change?

🤔 What do you think about all this?As a VIP, you are a serious reader of the newsletter, and at some point, whether that was last week or several years ago, you said to yourself, “You know what? I’m going to invest my money to support this thing.”I’m very gra…

 
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#339: America Has Been Dumb Lately

Whose fault is it?

 
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#338: Listen First

On sympathy and compassion

 
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#337: Next Steps For Schools?

Where do we go from here?

 
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#336: Turning Red

“Asian girls aren’t supposed to be this way.”

 
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#335: The State of Education In The Bay

(It’s not so great right now.)

 
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#334: He Paid For America’s Fear

The power of xenophobia

 
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#333: What Doctors Don’t Hear, Interpreters Do

the effects of losing or lacking connection

 
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#332: Great Articles Come From Great Writers

Conversations with my favorite writers