Why it's so hard to talk about racism that happens in school

May 21, 2018
Members of the Black Student Union at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

This year teacher Kevin Dua helped re-start the Black Student Union at Cambridge Rindge and Latin. 

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Courtesy of Kevin Dua

Why it's so hard to talk about racism that happens in school

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May 21, 2018

Cambridge, Mass. — home of MIT and Harvard — is known for its liberalism, diversity and tolerance. When a group of kids of color publicly called their teachers out on microagressions, there was a backlash from white educators — showing there's another side to Cambridge that isn't openly discussed. Rupa got rare access inside the city's public high school to tell the story of students, teachers, and administrators struggling to talk to each other about race. 

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