A new report finds both educators and pupils are woefully misinformed.
Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.; and fewer than half (46 percent) know that the "Middle Passage" refers to the harrowing voyage across the Atlantic undertaken by Africans kidnapped for the slave trade.
A Bronx teacher is under investigation after a report found that students were forced to lie on the ground as part of a slavery lesson. Students at Middle School 118 told The New York Daily News that their social studies teacher, Pa...
Students, staff and parents at Liberty High School are mourning the death of a 16-year-old student who died this week after a brief illness. Sadly, it's the fourth student from Liberty to pass away this year from unrelated causes.
A white middle school teacher allegedly walked on the backs of black students for a history lesson about slavery in the United States. Patricia Cummings, who works at Middle School 118, was teaching a unit on the Middle Passage — an...
High School Students And Educators Woefully Uninformed About Slavery This should come as no surprise as many times as we’ve posted about some of the stupid lessons on slavery kids are receiving in the US, but a new reportreleased