What do you know about Brazil? Besides what you saw in City of Gods and clips from the Carnival in Rio? Cause all that is just wild. I mean, I love it, but it’s lowkey tragic too. Did you know Brazil is home to the largest Black population in the Western Hemisphere? More Black folks than the US, yes. And way more racism.
If you ain’t read How to Hustle and Win: A Survival Guide for the Ghetto, start there! It’s the most comprehensive text I can suggest, teaching how to think and move in today’s twisted society. The following excerpts speak to the topics I’ll cover in more depth in A Sucker Born Every Minute.
Veteran educator speaks on the failures of the public school system and the school to prison pipeline that exist.