Posts tagged Marquita Thomas
Speaking It Into Existence -- Marquita Thomas on Women in Politics, and Always Keeping Her Sights Held High

"I grew up in a very small southern town in South Carolina on a literal dirt road. My parents were working class and due to attitudes in the South, it wasn't uncommon to feel less than for being a woman or of color. I remember a high school trigonometry teacher yelling to the class after giving me yet another A that he just couldn't believe that the person with the highest grade in the class was a girl…”

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