Dan Wasserman authored this political cartoon published in the Boston Globe on June 18, 2015.
Wasserman posted it on his Twitter under the heading , “Charleston shooting backdrop.”
The disconnect and my job as a teacher
Photo By Nick Gregory
Ours was a discussion of history rather than modern-day racism. We talked about swastikas, burning crosses and the Confederate flag and we we dove into how they have been used to intimidate and cause harm to others. However, we failed to make a vital connection to how bigotry and hate still exists in society today. With the 2016 presidential election creeping up, students need to contend with all of this in order to be a part of a better America.