She’s the only Black kid in her fifth-grade class. She spoke up when slavery wasn’t included in a lesson plan.
The Lily - 02/23/2021
This approach is a common impulse among teachers, according to Shaunna Harrington, an assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University, who teaches a graduate education class called Teaching History.
“They look at racism as a topic, rather than looking at history through a racial lens,” said Harrington, who is White.