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The Time I Got Called Racist for Teaching Middle Schoolers About Prison

Only by bringing such patterns into the light of day can you begin to undo the harm they have caused

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OOne morning, the principal of my school called me into her office. “Mr. Wright, I got a call from one of the parents,” she said. “She complained that you were promoting racism.”

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Solomon Hillfleet

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