My Reflection On The Beginning Of School

2118 Words Dec 12th, 2016 9 Pages
The beginning of school is an exciting moment where every student is given the chance to put their best foot forward. To shine or not to shine is up to ever student. Though to an African American we know that we cannot just put one foot forward, we must go above and beyond the regular scholar expectations. So, when I walked into my classroom, I sought to overcome the color boundary circumstance and show everyone I was just as smart as them. I know it had been a while since I had been in school so did not know what was to come would I be accepted or shunned. Boy was I in for a treat.
Due to the fact that it had been years since I was in class, years since segregation I believed that society would teach equality of everyone. Yet, on the first day of class I realized that the old racist illusions still exist. I never know that in one day my whole outlook on life would be destroyed. But, when I walked my sociology class my life would change in so many ways.
Let’s begin with a little about my past. My first secondary education was when I had attended a few psychology classes; these classes teach you to evaluate every situation you come across. Therefore, the first thing I did was to analyze my temporary environment. I checked for entrance and exits. Seeing how the class was narrow and my phone could ring any moment if my child 's school called I would have to answer that call, I choose to locate a seat closes to the door. Additionally, I realized that unlike the other students…
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