On Race: “No matter what color you are, no matter what size you are or what you look...
On Race: “No matter what color you are, no matter what size you are or what you look like, you should always be willing to befriend somebody. You should never judge anybody because if you cut us, we all bleed the same on the inside.”
On Diversity in School Friendships: “I can’t say everybody gets along. I go to West Side High School, which is not a good school at all. There are kids who want to fight; kids who want to kill each other; so it is kind of hard to even sit with anybody... . For example, if I sit next to you, I don’t want to end up getting hurt. My thing is coming to school, getting an education and leaving.”
On the Realization of Dr. King’s Dream (Yay or Nay): “I think it HAS been realized, but now, it’s not about color, it’s about how you look. You are never skinny enough, you are too big, your hair is different. Instead of helping each other, people are turning against each other.”
Her Dream: “My dream is to be a choreographer, and have my own dance studio for low-income kids. On the side, I would like to be a writer.”
Why Dream? “Dreams are important because sometimes that is all a kid has is a dream. It is always great when a dream is fulfilled because it shows that kid that they are important and they can make it...no matter where I come from...because I am great.”