Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thousands of Seattle Teachers Wear Black Lives Matter T-Shirts

Thousands of teachers across Seattle plan to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts to school Wednesday as part of an organized effort to teach curriculum and support student activism related to closing the opportunity gap between different races, KIRO reports.

The teachers plan to wear the shirts district-wide Oct. 19 in response to threats made from outside the district against teachers at John Muir Elementary.
Breitbart News previously reported that teachers at John Muir Elementary wore Black Lives Matter t-shirts to protest “systemic oppression” in mid-September.

Seattle Education Association, a union which represents more than 5,500 educators, is endorsing “Black Lives Matter in Seattle Public Schools” on Oct. 19. READ MORE