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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Racist Math Problems at Ga. School Anger Parents, NAACP


    Beaver Ridge Elementary School in Norcross, Ga. (Courtesy Photo)


Parents of students at a Georgia elementary school received a shock while helping their children with their math homework earlier this month, assignments which included word problems with racial imagery.

Chris Braxton told Macon, Ga. CBS affiliate WMAZ that his son, a third grader at Beaver Ridge Elementary School in Norcross, Ga., asked about beatings and slavery. The questions arose thanks to math problems he was assigned by a teacher.

Read more here: http://www.afro.com/sections/news/afro_briefs/story.htm?storyid=73733
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