Reading this article was very biter sweet. While I had parents who told me to sit down, don’t cause trouble, and do your work I understand that not everyone’s parents tell them that. No matter how we slice it or dice it these facts are real. Being a person of color in America is already hard alone, but now with schools treating students still unfairly based on the color of their skin in 2013 makes life even harder. Furthermore the potential consequences lead to more prison sentences.