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Basic Black: Teachers of Color in the Classroom

March 13, 2018

As teachers have been in the news lately for issues ranging from school safety and gun laws to fair pay and labor strikes, Callie Crossley sat down with teachers of color to discuss the various challenges of the job. In addition to the issues that have made national headlines, they discussed the unique experiences of teacher of color, and ways that school systems can increase teacher diversity.

The panel:

Marcus Walker, teacher at Excel High School in South Boston

Nivia Piña, teacher at Muñiz Academy in Jamaica Plain

Sam Texeira, teacher at Henderson Inclusion School in Dorchester

Kevin Dua, teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin


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