EXCLUSIVE: Queens school barred student reports on ‘bad’ Malcolm X, parents say – NY Daily News

Teachers at Public School 201 in Flushing told fourth-graders last week that the controversial activist was “violent” and “bad.” They also refused to let the kids write about the assassinated icon for Black History Month.Parent Cleatress Brown, 47, of Flushing complained to Principal Rebecca Lozada on Friday after a teacher forbade her fourth-grade son from writing a report on Malcolm X.“I’m outraged,” said Brown. “As a teacher, you’re imposing your opinion on a bunch of kids.”She had her son write about him anyway — and then turn the paper in to her. “That’s called learning,” she said.

 

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