'Geoffrey Canada' Tagged Posts

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WAITING FOR SUPERMAN?

Educator Geoffrey Canada described his heartbreak as a child when his mother told him that Superman wasn’t real. He was crushed not because his comic-book fantasies had been shattered but because, as a boy in a failing school in the Bronx, he suddenly realized that “there was no one out there with enough power to save us.” Today he is the president of the Harlem Children’s Zone which tries to increase high school and college graduation rates in Harlem.  Geoffrey…