Thursday, May 6, 2010

Elementary School Bans White Students From Field Trip

What happened to that most famous of dreams; where 'children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character'. The reason for that dream was the discrimination against black people, but I would think Martin Luther King Jr. would not be happy that the reverse has come true. (via and)

"An Ann Arbor elementary school principal used a letter home to parents tonight to defend a field trip for black students as part of his school’s efforts to close the achievement gap between white and black students.

Dicken Elementary School Principal Mike Madison wrote the letter to parents following several days of controversy at the school after a field trip last week in which black students got to hear a rocket scientist.

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