My anti-racism journey did not fully begin until I entered college.
After constantly being told to keep my head down and follow the rules, I learned through Langston Hughes’ poem “In Explanation of Our Times” that change can come about from people without titles in front of their names.
My desire to help bring about change never fully landed on a clear motive until I changed my major to sociology. Taking these courses and discussing systemic and institutional racism in American society truly began my journey toward anti-racism.
Continue reading about Sela Pastrana’s anti-racism journey.