Virginia student told to “read blacker” by teacher

By | March 19, 2012

A lesson in poetry has turned into a lesson on racial sensitivity.

A Falls Church High School teacher is now under investigation for comments she made to the only African American student in her class.

Jordan Shumate is still in a state of shock over what he says his freshman English teacher told him to do as he read a poem aloud in class.

“When I read it in my normal voice, she told me to read it blacker.” (WTKR)

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