We are DIASPORA
We are the Black employees of the College Board. We are hurting both individually and collectively. We have spent this week meeting every day as a community. We have shared our stories with one another: our pain, our rage, and sometimes our hopes.
We are among the leaders of the College Board, and all the other leaders of the College Board have listened while we spoke.
We are not OK. We are in terrible fear for the safety of our own children and the students we serve. We know how quickly Black children go from being cute to being targets. The recent killings of Black Americans in the street and in their homes by the police and others have haunted all of us with the worst memories from our own lives. Our country needs to do so much better. Covid-19 has already taken a disproportionate number of