Having grit means less when you don’t also have privilege?

Consider this statement: “I am diligent. I never give up.” If you think, “Hmm, not so much,” you might be lacking in grit, a new buzzword making rounds on the internet and in parenting circles. The statement comes from the Grit Scale, a quiz in University of Pennsylvania psychology professor Angela Duckworth’s new best-selling book…May

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