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Racism is written through the heart of every school hallway, not just every American street

The answer to what happened between Derek Chauvin and George Floyd doesn’t begin with police reform. We need to change our basic beliefs about how schools operate, and we need to push the “record” button. (a George Floyd anniversary post)

Cellphone image of Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck.
Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd




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Ira David Socol

Ira David Socol

Author, Dreamer, Educator: A life in service - NYPD, EMS, disabilities/UDL specialist, tech and innovation leader for education. Co-author of Timeless Learning

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