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Parents of students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)² in D.C. are speaking out after teachers were fired for allegedly teaching African-Americanhistory.
According to ABC 7, parents attended the charter school with their children to slam the school’s new principal for her decision to fire a number of teachers weeks after the semester began. Parents are accusing Principal Angelicque Blackmon of giving out pink slips to three teachers in front of their students.
Those given the boot were three social studies teachers who implemented African-American history into their curriculum.
“The school administration does not want the social studies teachers to teach African-American history,” said parent Shannon Settle. “We are on the campus of an HBCU [Historically Black Colleges and Universities]. We need to know our culture; the school is 90-percent African American.”
To make matters worse, some parents claimed students were crying…
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