Kindergarten Students Get Graphic Lesson in Racism

Some parents are complaining after students at Richfield Elementary in North Carolina were given worksheets with pictures of white people holding signs with hateful messages.
3:00 | 05/08/15

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These worksheets were given to kindergarten students at Richfield elementary in Stanley county asking them to describe the emotion the person in the picture is feeling. You see angry white people shouting at African Americans holding signs with hateful messages. Of you are told us I'm disgusted that children the age of six are being exposed to such degrading material. Let's daily county schools defends it saying it. Their word of the month is courage and these pictures depict the struggle of ruby bridges the first African American child to attend an all white school in the south in 1960. It's an important story but is kindergarten the right time to tell it. Too young to understand totally lord that's a bit young very young for that you did have some sense of history maybe. That's more of maybe a fifth grade project. Reverend Roosevelt horn with a local NAACP. Says he's not offended by these images. And he doesn't think they will sway how a child feels about those of a different race. Grapefruit from the pulpit taught in the home. Not in the key is BK it's play it love these two. You know they they think don't column where to go home.

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