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Philly Hero, Gloria Ladson-Billings, Talks About How Race, Class, & Privilege Plays Out In Our Schools & Classrooms - Philly's 7th Ward
Gloria Ladson-Billings remembers that there was a difference between the black and white teachers she had growing up in Philadelphia. African-American teachers could give the students “the talk,” she recalls, referring to a 2017 Procter & Gamble television advertisement that showed black parents talking to their kids about racism. The black teachers could speak to students honestly …