White supremacy is rooted in a historical narrative of fear of Black rebellion. Bacon’s Rebellion (1676), the 3/5ths Compromise (1787), …
The teacher says use the pieces to make a rectangle to solve the equation X2+3x+2.
White male teacher yell the following at a Black, male student:
“Something is wrong with you. You are mentally ill. Are you retarded?”
Is she about that life or has she buried her triple consciousness and only aligned with her WHITE-facing societal identity?
I love the way Ms. Jones didn’t just send her to the Dean’s Office under the guise of Patience being another angry and disrespectful Black girl…
I initially felt a need to police my language, mannerisms and cultural norms because I knew they wouldn’t allow me to “Teach like a Champion.”
It is an honor a joy and a calling to be the teacher…and is synonymous with love.