Before learning about the hardships and challenges of minorities in the U.S., and especially in public schools, what were your thoughts?

Before learning about the hardships and challenges of minorities in the U.S., and especially in public schools, what were your thoughts? Have you come to any new realizations? Has any of your thoughts/beliefs changed? How will this affect you in the future? Include thoughts about race, religion, and sexuality.These questions must be addressed in the essay. Also, there are a few articles that should be used as references. This should be a reflective essay.