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Although some people (including teachers) claim that “whom” is no longer relevant (i.e., no one uses it, and no one knows how to use it properly), standardized exams include questions that test whether you know the difference between the two!
If this is still confusing to you, rephrase your sentence to avoid the entire who vs. whom problem.
The truth is starting to come out, but the reconciliation phase, I don’t think we’ve really approached yet. I wanted to spark more dialogue, and get people thinking about the mentality that was behind these schools —that still exists today, I would argue— and think about how we can start to move past that.
“If there’s any single talent a writer needs, it’s persistence. If you can keep at your writing and you can learn as you write, you can tell any story you want to tell.”—Octavia E. Butler (via writingquotes)