Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Teacher, Dumped For Teaching About Langston Hughes & Malcolm X, Getting Widespread Support

  • Letter By English Prof

  • Cartoon

  • Karen Salazar was recently fired from Jordan High School in Watts (Los Angeles) for teaching her students critical thinking and using Malcolm X's Autobiography!

    She's been accused of being "too Afro-Centric"...and she's Salvadoran-American. Her students are fighting back can join them!

    Letters of support for Ms. Salazar and other teachers such as well-known LA poet and teacher Mark Gonzales should be sent to:

    Jordan High School
    2265 E. 103rd Street
    LA, CA 90002.

    Calls can also be made to (323) 568-4100 or the LAUSD District 7 office at (323) 242-1300.

    In addition, send emails to LAUSD Board Member Richard Vladovic at

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