“When I left those folks behind, I promised myself that one day, I would do my best to circle back and help Americans understand the impact of its current policies.”
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“Sports had a huge impact on my life, and it was the coaches that changed my life trajectory. So my thought was—let’s teach these kids to coach.”
“By getting these students into these tech jobs, we have real opportunity to lift individuals, families, and communities out of poverty.”
“We ask what we believe is the next greatest generation to come to a frontier of American change and make a difference in one of America’s greatest cities.”
“I thought, if we could make a sneaker that kids could customize by programming it, that’s something I knew my kids would love to do.”
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Kalimah raised his hand and asked the group: “Could an app have saved Trayvon Martin?”
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