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“It’s Time for Us White People to Pay Reparations.”: A 15-year-old African American Teen Shares Her Thoughts on Reparations and White Privilege

  Please listen to this poem from Jordan, a 15-year old African American female student.   A few days ago Jordan was engaged in a conversation with her peers. One of the students made a comment about White privilege. 15-year-olds.  I don’t think my friends and I talked about race when I was 15, but that was quite some time…

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Black Educators Share Their Thoughts on What Happens When White Women Cry in Schools

In a recent article, Zachary Wright, a high school teacher, wrote As a White male teacher, whose goals are to not only teach, but also learn from my students, I need to be aware of, and need to name, the privilege that inevitably blinds me from truly understanding what it means to be Black in America. Thank you, Mr. Wright. 🙂…

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