N.J. Parents Demand Explanation for Fifth-Graders’ Slave Auction Posters

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Posters depicting slave auction ads were hung along the hallways of South Mountain Elementary. Image courtesy of Jamil Karriem.Parents in South Orange, N.J., are outraged after learning of a “grossly insensitive” history assignment in which fifth-grade students were asked to draw slave auction posters. Now, school district officials are scrambling to plan a community meeting…

via N.J. Parents Demand Explanation for Fifth-Graders’ Slave Auction Posters — Atlanta Black Star

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