"When racial tensions combine with class distrust, their ferocity is terrible to behold" Meier
"Empathy never requires that we actually be alike in every way; in fact, it is based on the assumption of difference." Meier
@anderscj like Meier's empathy quote ... is it about the challenge of being different from another but still understanding?
@pammoran exactly. This chapter is about race and class issues in the classroom.
"what our students and families, and the public, need from us is not for us to overcome all our biases but for us t... http://tl.gd/bgeu9q
"There's more danger in avoiding sensitive subjects than in occasionally making blunders." Meier
"As Theresa Perry, a noted African American educator and author, noted in a talk she gave at Mission Hill, there ar... http://tl.gd/bgf6pr