Addressing The Unspoken Challenge of Privileged Students

Okay, so here I go again, being true to myself — the self that is more often than not, labeled a trouble-maker and pessimist, and is often summarily dismissed by the oh, so trusty trope of the angry Black woman. To self-disclose, I am that teacher who always has to interject those pesky, unpleasant racial aspects into an otherwise perfectly sanitized discourse among educators. Honestly, I struggled with the decision to speak openly about this situational problem that will be walking into a classroom near me (and you), relatively soon. I am speaking…

Dr. Trudi Lynne Perkins

Dr. Perkins is an educator, thought leader and training consultant who uses her polymathic scholarship to facilitate growth of racial understanding in learners.

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