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Chloe Nottage Professor Johnson EDUC 2120 9/10/2018 Reflection Three Anderson 1. This article was very eye-opening. As a white female who lives in a very small town composed majorly of other white people, it is easy to just not think about the effects of being racially profiled every single day of your life. It’s tremendously important however to be reminded that there are black students who are targeted every single day. Students, who as the article pointed out, experience actual mental and physical effects due to it. The article stated that “among this population of students, perceived discrimination from teachers was “related to lower grades, less academic motivation … and less persistence when encountering an academic challenge” (Anderson, 2018, p.2). Not only are student’s academic experiences hindered, but this constant feeling/fear of being targeted also affects sleep patterns and stress levels among students. For student’s so young to face this, there is no telling the long-term effects it could have on their mental health. Extremely heartbreaking that student’s have to undergo this in a place that is supposed to be safe. 2. This article supports the fact that equality has yet to be achieved among students, and as a result, students who are not

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