TwoÂ New York CityÂ teachers face disciplinary action over a homeworkÂ assignment that used killing and whipping slaves to teach subtraction andÂ multiplication, the NY Daily News reports. Jane Youn, 32, sent theÂ assignments home with her fourth-graders in January. One question focused on a ship loaded with 3,799 slaves. “One day, theÂ slaves took over the ship. 1,897 are dead. How many slaves are alive?â€ the question read. Another word problem used the example of a slave who “got whipped five times a day,â€ then asked students to calculate the number of whippings he received in a month. Read more at the NY Daily News Recent Lifestyle ArticlesWhat's New in TechnologyBlack Enterprise Lists (Most Powerful, Best, Top, etc.) … [Read more...] about ‘Slavery’ Math Problems Cause Uproar in Manhattan School
Racist murderer Dylann Roof was often photographed holding the Confederate flag. Is the flag a symbol of Roof’s hateful ideology or merely a symbol of Southern pride that’s been misunderstood and misappropriated? Is the Confederate flag a symbol of racism or Southern pride? Black Enterprise MagazinesLatest Money TipsWhat's New in Technology … [Read more...] about [POLL] Is the Confederate Flag a Symbol of Racism or Southern Pride?