Education activist Cynthia Garrett blasted a Minnesota school board’s policy to provide extra pay to non-White teachers who mentor other non-White teachers as “completely racist” Wednesday on “The Ingraham Angle.”
“It’s completely racist,” Garrett told guest host Sean Duffy. ” … It’s such liberal policy disguised as ‘we care about you’ feel-good BS. And it’s an attempt to return to something dangerous.”
The retention strategy for American Indian educators and other educators of color is meant “to reduce isolation and increase opportunity for collegial support,” according to the policy.
Garrett related the story of Ruby Bridges, a 6-year-old Black New Orleans student who was the first child to integrate a southern school in 1960. Bridges attended school with four federal marshals despite physical and verbal…