As Black History Month winds down, brightbeam CEO (and founder of Citizen Education) Chris “Citizen” Stewart took to a twitter thread to share some history on the Black teaching force in America.

Specifically, the unintended consequences of the landmark supreme court case Brown v. Board of Education, and how the decision drastically impacted what was at the time a considerable class of African American teachers.

Take this final day of Black History Month to follow the thread below and learn something new about the history of Black educators:

Josh Stewart considers himself a global citizen first and foremost and is passionate about cultural exchange. He has a B.s. in Political Science and Hispanic Studies from St. John's University in Minnesota and experience as both an ESL and social studies teacher in Korea and the Philippines. He currently works a digital content Manager for Citizen Education and Education Post and enjoys both traditional and creative methods crafting messages around the desperate need to improve our education system and provide quality options to the most marginalized students and families.


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