I am a teacher, but before that, I am mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend, a Black woman. I raised my right hand and swore to defend this country against all enemies, both foreign and domestic—I am a veteran. I would have laid down my life in defense of this country—will this country lay down racism for us?
Teaching is hard. Good teaching is really hard and takes practice. Great teachers are angels from God, in addition to the other things. Basically, give yourself a break. I’m sending you a virtual hug. We are all figuring this out.