Elementary School Student Questions Teacher About Columbus Day Lies

Elementary School Student Questions Teacher About Columbus Day Lies

In a “Stay Woke” kind of way, one Chicago kid has newfound fame after he corrected his teacher for ‘telling lies’ about who discovered America. The teacher espouses it was Christopher Columbus. The kid quotes his mom, (and business law research paper follow url https://ramapoforchildren.org/youth/ghostwriter-service/47/ essay on education without examination gel pens that write on black paper informative speech on tattoos paper generic viagra american express generic viagra online reviews https://www.myrml.org/outreach/thesis-header-dimensions/42/ https://childbirthsolutions.com/sildenafil/tsh-levels-and-synthroid-dosing/20/ all doxycycline hyclate side effects see url viagra buy online canada viagra radio commercial https://www.newburghministry.org/spring/how-to-write-a-cause-effect-essay/20/ https://www.aestheticscienceinstitute.edu/medical/difference-between-nexium-and-esomeprazole/100/ masters degree by thesis college writing help https://cwstat.org/termpaper/ccot-essay-requirements/50/ top quality essay counterfeit viagra australia viagra pills price uk resume objective for video editor argumentative essay topic doxycycline for acne dosage poultry retail business plan importance of conservation of wildlife essay https://ramapoforchildren.org/youth/no-great-mischief-free-essay/47/ https://campuschildcare-old.wm.edu/thinking/what-is-a-statement-of-purpose-for-a-research-paper/10/ buy thesis papers online sample college essay examples vigorex or viagra Jay Z), who saya, “the only Christopher we acknowledge is Wallace.”

Apparently little dude didn’t set out to be famous (and get ready, I have a feeling he is going to be on Ellen soon). After all, journal entries — as this was — are supposed to be private. But if I was King Johnson’s mother, I would not have been able to keep this to myself either.

Note the first name: KING!

In an interview with HuffPost we  learn the 8-year-old wrote:

“Today was not a good learning day. Blah, blah, blah. I only wanted to hear you not talking. You said something wrong and I can’t listen when I hear lies.”

Scroll down to read the rest of the entry, but first…

 Young Sir Johnson asked a question even many Black adults have pondered.

“How can white people teach Black history?”

Unfortunately, the teacher didn’t take his ingenuity well. She told him she was “very disappointed” in what he had to say.

And in what can be seen as the best response to her “disappointment,” without getting into trouble, young King simply said.


Aren’t you proud that he didn’t say, “Sorry?”

Huffpost writes…

King’s mom said she was “proud of him but not so pleased with the ‘blah blah blah.’”

She adds, “I always use every moment as a teaching moment. His first day off of school for Columbus Day, I decided to talk to him and his siblings about it because he asked why they didn’t have to attend school.”

Johnson was very surprised at all the attention her son received from this; but young King admits it was a confidence booster!

Read 8-year-old King Johnson’s journal entry below.



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