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Raphael E. Rogers

Raphael E. Rogers

Raphael Rogers received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Clark University, a master's in curriculum and instruction for Northeastern University, and a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has been a professor at Clark since 2012. He is affiliated with the Adam Institute for Urban Teaching and School Practice, Hiatt Center for Urban Education, and Community, Youth, and Education Studies Program.

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Commentary: Here’s what I tell teachers about how to teach young students about slavery

By: - June 11, 2021

Nervous. Concerned. Worried. Wary. Unprepared. This is how middle and high school teachers have told me they have felt over the past few years when it comes to teaching the troublesome topic of slavery. Although I work with teachers in Massachusetts, their reaction to teaching about slavery is common among teachers throughout the U.S. Fortunately, […]