Mercedes Liriano-Clark, an English teacher at Bronx’s M.S. 224, has been prevented from teaching about the Harlem Renaissance, NBC New York reported this morning. The reason her principal gave? Liriano-Clark isn’t a social studies teacher.
The #28DaysOfBlackCosplay hashtag is happening on Twitter right now, in honor of Black History Month. Here's a roundup of some excellent contributions, and an introduction to the hashtag.