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Higher Ed and the American Dream

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Higher Ed and the American Dream

Inside Higher Ed, 1.25.18

Linda Martín Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, said she gave up on the American dream when she was 12 years old, because her father — an immigrant — had a master’s degree in history but could only find work in the U.S. delivering ice cream, and because other family members were some of hardest working but poorest people she knew. She dropped out of high school and then college on her first try.

Submitted on: JAN 25, 2018

Category: GC Press Coverage | Philosophy