Updated: Jun 11, 2021
Tired of racism?
These children are too.
“They were running around trying to spell raccoon, but they didn’t have the R and the A,” Pastor Raymond Horry, a parent in the school district, told KSDK. “I don’t believe it that five Caucasian teachers, not one of them knew that."
Some people make excuses. "John Smith, a basketball coach at the school, called what the teachers did “a mistake”.
Do you believe it was a mistake for white teachers to use that word?
We don't think so either.
It is time we all stood up to racists and racial behavior.
If we hear something, say something, even at the cost of being rebuked. It is often that concern which silences good people.
"It just goes on, and on, and on. Race and racism is a reality that so many of us grow up learning to just deal with. But if we ever hope to move past it, it can't just be on people of color to deal with it," she wrote. "It's up to all of us—Black, white, everyone—no matter how well-meaning we think we might be, to do the honest, uncomfortable work of rooting it out."