Courtney ’18: Holding Her Future in Her Hands

Courtney '18

Courtney is special, but not different. She holds the proof in her hands. Fleeing “a bad environment” in Cincinnati, young Courtney and her mother found shelter with family in a little eastern Kentucky town—a little eastern Kentucky town with fewer than ten other African Americans living in it. Here, when young Courtney was feeling different, a teacher pointed out something about her hands that made her feel better. Continue reading Courtney ’18: Holding Her Future in Her Hands