- At Windsor Hills Elementary, a prestigious math and science magnet school in Los Angeles, second graders received math homework containing a word problem about slaves picking cotton, the Root reported.
- The word problem used words such as “plantation,” “slave” and “master.”
- Karol Gray, a grandmother of a second grader at Windsor Hills, was horrified by the homework her 7-year-old granddaughter was assigned.
- “It’s definitely disturbing using terms like plantation, master — my daughter doesn’t know what these things mean,” Gray told NBC News.
- Gray said second graders also received word problems about a man being shipped or “mailing himself to freedom.” Read more (2/15/17 10:25 AM)