Brown v. Board of Education held the promise of creating an integrated school system with equal education for all, but there was an unspoken consequence to this historic decision: Tens of thousands of Black teachers in the South were fired, leaving a gap that reverberated through generations of students to come. Hosted by educator and nonprofit leader Aimée Eubanks Davis, this five-part series spans the decades to provide an important look at the impact a Black educator can have on a Black student’s life, and how we all can help support and strengthen the roots that help our children achieve.
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