by Meredith Carlson Daly
Montgomery County, Maryland
Eighteen teachers and administrators sit in a wide circle. They’ve taken a detour from their day jobs at a middle school in Montgomery County, Maryland to talk about subjects most people try to avoid: race, culture, tension, bias, stereotypes. At first, some of them do not seem happy to be there.
“I wish we didn’t have to have these conversations,” a white educator tells the group. “As a scientist, I see us all as humans.” Her white colleague agrees: “Why do we need to talk about race so much?” she asks.Read Article