Reggie was interviewed by Teaching Tolerance Magazine, and he discussed Burke’s role in celebrating International Abolition Day last year in conjunction with the Frederick Douglass Family Foundation. He is quoted throughout the article and the reporter included details about the efforts of our students to recognize the plight of victims of slave trafficking.
This is what the author wrote, “At last year’s International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, students at Edmund Burke presented a range of co-curricular projects. In one math class, high school students conducted a statistical analysis of slavery today. One student recited a poem on the theme of human bondage. Another produced a DVD of digital images featuring women and children enslaved around the world. Others created pamphlets and handed them out on the streets of Washington, D.C., to educate passersby to the suffering of 21st century slaves.
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Check out our blog post on Abolition Day at Burke.