MiDian Holmes felt she had a solid chance. She had a 4.36 GPA and graduated in the top third of her high school class.
Then, the first job interview question she got was this: “If you went to that high school, how are you so articulate?”
Through no fault of her own, MiDian went to the “wrong” school and couldn’t get certain jobs because employers didn’t trust her educational background. That’s why she joined Stand and fights to improve the system that educates her children and every generation that follows.