Commentary: What Hamilton says about grit and privilege — and education’s place in shaping our destiny
By Andy Smarick The ten-dollar founding father without a father, Got a lot farther by working a lot harder, By being a lot smarter, By being a self-starter. —John Laurens on Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton Seven years ago at the White House, Lin-Manuel Miranda described the premise of his still unfinished musical. And an esteemed crowd laughed. Miranda...
By Guest contributor | June 13, 2016