Harris Chimes in on Maine school that bars teachers from saying ‘Black Lives Matter’


The superintendent of Scarborough Public Schools apologized Tuesday afternoon after receiving pushback from students and the community against a school policy that prohibits teachers from using so-called “controversial” phrases, including “Black Lives Matter” during the weeks around the election...


“People like to romanticize the civil rights movement,” Harris was quoted in the Teaching Tolerance article. “They like to say that it was more organized, it was more productive, and that America was more open to it than Black Lives Matter. That is quantitatively not true.”


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