In her book, “This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action and Do the Work,” biracial author Tiffany Jewell describes a white elementary school teacher she had when she was a student in Syracuse.
“My teacher’s prejudice was overt,” Jewell writes. “She did not like Black and Brown children. She did not like our city school. We didn’t understand why she was our teacher. Why was she allowed to stay there?