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What Anti-racist Teachers Do Differently

The Atlantic |

“Anti-racist teachers take black students seriously. They create a curriculum with black students in mind, and they carefully read students’ work to understand what they are expressing. This might sound fairly standard, but making black students feel valued goes beyond general good teaching.”

Pirette McKamey

Pirette McKamey is the first black principal of Mission High School in San Francisco and has taught high-school English and history for 26 years. From 2005 to 2016, she co-founded and co-led the anti-racist teaching committee at Mission High.

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