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Teaching Race Shouldn't Be Terrifying

High Schools, Race, and America's Future book coverIn High Schools, Race, and America’s Future, published by Harvard Education Press, Lawrence Blum, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education and a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts - Boston, offers his account of his time teaching a rigorous high school course on race and racism. In the book, Blum, a moral philosopher whose work focuses on issues of race, reflects on the challenges and surprises encountered in teaching and on the paradoxes of his own role as a white college professor teaching in a multiracial high school classroom.

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