Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Recent incidents at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland revealed a culture of racism that students say permeates the halls. Educators believe a key to fighting that racism is in the lessons they teach in the classroom. Kojo explores the roles teachers and adults play in combating racism inside schoolhouses.
- Allyson Criner Brown Associate Director, Teaching for Change
- Ebony Langford-Brown Executive Director, School Improvement and Curricular Programs, Howard County Public School System
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