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My Love For Black Women School Teachers

How can I ever repay them?

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In elementary school, most of my teachers were Black women. It is an experience that continues to empower me to this day.

In kindergarten, at LaSalle Elementary School in Washington D.C., my teacher was the beautiful and dignified Mrs. West, and in third grade, it was Mrs. Lewis, the Black woman who let me read a poem by Paul…

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