Youth Voices

Lexi B.

Lexi B.

Not a troublemaker. Not a teenage mother. I will be successful in my years to come. #seebeyondskin #WeareTilden #youngnblack   Continue Reading

The Talented Child

The Talented Child

I am not a bully, thief, or liar. So stop that! I love school.  My GPA is 3.75. Future Welterweight Champion of the World. #SeeBeyondSkin #WeAreTilden   Continue Reading

Corshae

Corshae

  I am not a sneak disser or a snake. I am funny, cool, and smart. I ball for the Lady Blue Devils. #SeeBeyondSkin #WeAreTilden   Continue Reading

Amanda

Amanda

  I am not a weed-head. I am a basketball player. I am ranked one of the top ten students of my class. #seebeyondskin #wearetilden Continue Reading

Deangelo

Deangelo

I'm not a thief. I'm not a bad person. I'm a smart African American student that has a 3.75 GPA #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin   Continue Reading

Reggie

Reggie

  People say that I am uneducated because I am black. That is not true! I have a 3.75 GPA.  I write short stories.  I am a member of the Tilden Talks Editorial Board. #SeeBeyondSkin #WeAreTilden Continue Reading

Humberto

Humberto

    I am not a gangbanger. I'm athletic. I am friendly. I am really quiet. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading

Marquise

Marquise

I am not bad. I am not cold-hearted. I am a strong and competitive student. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin   Continue Reading

Katrina

Katrina

People think I'll never go to college and that black people can't read. I'm am going to college. I am a great reader. #WeAreTilden #SeeBeyondSkin Continue Reading