Prophets often come from unlikely places. This week we feature the students at the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired, who saw a wrong – their school's logo and mascot – and worked to make it right. Theirs wasn't a mechanical move toward political correctness, but rather an educated and thoughtful student-led process that resulted in respect for others and better representation of themselves. The many Illinois high schools with Native American logos and mascots could benefit from the same approach. As Helen Keller said, "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision." – Fletcher Farrar, editor

Fletcher Farrar

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