Humans of Restorative Justice #4 - "Watermelon"

As the host yelled “Go!,” and the students began furiously devouring the slices of wet, pink watermelon, something immediately felt off. As I watched one of our darkest skinned students, up on stage, in front of a hooting and hollering crowd, digging into the watermelon, my eyes flitted quickly and uncomfortably around the auditorium. I locked eyes with a fellow staff member and I could tell that she was in disbelief...

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