Fatimah Barker and Jabari Sims. 

We were honored to have AF East New York Middle School Principal Fatimah Barker, former AF principal Jabari Sims, and the team from Storycorps join us back in the spring at the Teach For America 25th Anniversary Summit in Washington, D.C.

Fatimah and Jabari had the chance to interview each other, and their conversation will be archived in the Library of Congress as part of Storycorps’ effort to create and preserve an oral history of our country.

Here’s a condensed version of their moving and insightful discussion of becoming friends, growing up in Brownsville, being role models and more.

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