Nora Mitchell, a graduating senior at Booker High School was awarded 1st place in the recent Racial Justice Essay Contest. Nora received a $2,500 scholarship from the Equal Justice Initiative and an all-expense paid trip to Montgomery AL from the Boxser Diversity Initiative. Nora’s winning essay titled, “Is Our Success Binary” is written from her personal experiences with racial injustice and her thoughts on affirmative action. Click here to watch Nora’s recent interview with Renee Gilmore on Empowering Voices.