February 26th, 2013

Thank You, Dr. King! (No Thanks, CPS)

Our 5yo brought this home from school this month. I don’t know where to begin.

Martin Luther King Jr.
He was a good...
He hoped for...
He helped change unfair...

I mean, obviously the last one takes the cake, but I’m also tickled by the first choice students are given: an airplaine vs. a picture of Martin Luther King talking. Hmmm, which one?

Admittedly, I’m finding it tricky to introduce my little girls to the sorrows and horrors of racism, but somehow we’ve got to do better than this. Come on, Cambridge. #smdh

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. caleb  |  February 26th, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    i’m stuck on the pre-coloring of face and hair

  • 2. wayneandwax  |  February 26th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    Yeah, that jumped out at me too. Wrong for at least a couple reasons. So much wrong here, really.

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Wayne&Wax

I'm a techno-musicologist, internet annotator, imagined community organizer.

I left my <3 in the digital global, but I reside in Cambridge, MA, where I'm from.

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