‘Did You Grow Up Around Black People?’

My year working for “America’s Most Trusted Educator”

By Ebony Murphy-Root


Folks in the national media are just beginning to take note of Dr. Steve Perry’s colorfully threatening metaphors and heated ‘no excuses’ rhetoric, but during my year as a teacher at Capital Prep, the school Perry runs in Hartford, CT, I had some of them directed squarely at me. Continue reading →