if you’re coming out for the next agenda item, get on over here!!
what’s with all the language of capitalism?
“if we hire 25 minority teachers each year, it will take 8-10 years” to achieve a teaching staff that reflects the student population.
but what if we stopped using textbooks that perpetuated the lost cause narrative?
oberg says results should be made available not just to the board, but publicly.
“this policy, i love it, i appreciate all the work you’ve done,” but says we need to be more clear. “it doesn’t say why we need it.”
i live in this auditorium. this is my home now.
“you have no business being in charge of a fruit stand, let alone our school board”
“it is almost 10pm, what is this? it is ridiculous.” it’s also ridiculous that they are afraid to address this board - if they get too passionate, are they in danger?
“there’s nothing stated about how a child who is harmed” by a racist incident will be cared for. she asks for a restorative justice component.
“real change is hopeless in the absence of an understanding” of white supremacy
why would people of color want to work in a district where their colleagues aren’t culturally competent?
“we need to name white supremacy for what it is. and an antiracist policy that does not name white supremacy should not move forward.”
“you haven’t taken the one step that is the most basic & simplistic of steps:” banning hateful imagery.
“if you don’t want to be looked at as racist, stop doing racist things.”
he also asks what the consequences would be for a teacher refusing to abide by the draft antiracism policy.
he says his kids recently reminded him that racism was rampant in their time at albemarle county schools.