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No Really, Utah Was That Good

Jose 5 Comments

I can’t tell you how many preliminary reviews I got about Utah. Most of them involving race. “Jose, just you being there will significantly increase the population of Black and Latino males there.” After all, Utah has a reputation for a lack of diversity. Some often jokes how Karl Malone and Bryon Russell were the only 2 Black folk in …

Jose VilsonNo Really, Utah Was That Good
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Notes from the NCTM: Malcolm Gladwell Speech

Jose 14 Comments

Mi gente, I’m here in Salt Lake City, UT, in a nice hotel with some beautiful mountains in the backdrop. Despite what others may believe, I’m not remotely bothered by the lack of racial diversity in this town. It’s been great. Customer service has been good, the conference in general is good, and the hotel’s awesome. Yes, it’s also because …

Jose VilsonNotes from the NCTM: Malcolm Gladwell Speech