Pamela Lewis (@Tweetin_Teacher) tells us about her new book, “Teaching While Black.” Pamela’s experience as a teacher in New York city. Teaching as a white profession, while the majority of public school students are not white. How shared background between student and teacher makes education easier. Education bureaucracy as especially problematic for students of color and students with learning challenges. The structural esteem deficit. The failure to integrate schools and the advantage of integrated schools.
For Members: Rick Perlstein joined Sam and Janeane to talk about W Bush was rotting democracy from within and the right wing hatred of democracy. (10-18-04)