The reasons for the growing movement of African American homeschooling are instructive to parents about the potential impact of bias on student achievement, and school curriculum, instruction, discipline, and policy.
“I don’t teach about the violence that blacks suffered at the hands of whites during slavery.”
“John Brown was a terrorist.”
“John Wilkes Booth was a famous actor. He assassinated President Lincoln to help the South win the Civil War.”
“In Native American communities, there are many social problems, like poverty, unemployment, alcoholism, suicide and crime.”
“All the problem kids are black.”
“When you bounce around the room like that, you look just like a little monkey!”