Get Up, Stand Up, Before The PowerPointers Do [The Takeover, Part 1]

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Because I don’t really take breaks, I’m writing a three-part series at my other space. Here’s an excerpt:

Generally, you get the idea, but you’re left wondering, “How can we do this better? How can I do this better?”

Yet, when it comes down to it, too many of us are still waiting for someone to hold their hand into their voices, usher them in as the chosen one, or some movie-made accident that puts them in the seat next to a mayor, governor, or president. More and more, though, I’m starting to see the value in building a groundswell for yourself that doesn’t leave those high-ranking officials with much of an option except to know you.

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Jose

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José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

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