Roosevelt Middle School is getting a new building and new footprint — and at least one of its teachers thinks it also deserves a new name. Jenoge Khatter, a 30-year-old U.S. history teacher, believes it’s way past time for the school, named after 26th President Theodore Roosevelt, to honor some other person of history. Khatter says Roosevelt, for all of his accomplishments, was a racist [blah, blah, blah] . . .And why not? He's simply putting "memory studies" into shoe leather. Just remember, this is not about history, it's about social justice and being politically correct. More here.
21 September 2015
Public School Teacher Demands School Change It's Name
No, the school is not currently named after a Confederate hero. I told you once the low-hanging fruit got stale and/or picked, the activist historians would be reaching higher. Didn't believe me, did you?