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On Talking Race to Young Teens, Teachers Say It’s Been a Tough Year – WNYC

After a year that saw high-profile police shootings plus the deadly attack on a black church in South Carolina, middle school teachers told WNYC their classrooms were abuzz with personal and sometimes difficult conversations. And they didn’t always feel prepared to handle what came up. In a brief reprise of the station’s Being 12 series,  Beth Fertig explores the topic of talking about race and racism to children in the throes of early adolescence.