Hard Knock Radio01.28.16 - 4:00pmBy siteadminNYC Teacher Fired for Lessons About Central Park Five and we talk to Hip Hop artist Raw Gthis episode is no longer availableWe discuss Hip Hop artist Raw G’s upcoming performance. Later we discuss the NYC Teacher Fired for Lessons About Central Park Five and diversity on college campuses. jmundstuk I heard the interview and thank you for carrying it. The Central Park 5 is a study in injustice. I would liked the interviewer to dig in a bit more to this story, however, and ask, for example, what were the objectives of this unit. That is, what did the teacher hope students would do and know as a result of it; and how she thought teaching it would further education. Perhaps it was that they would be more engaged in the reading of the material, it being an English class. But I think a teacher has to ask what a student will take away from a lesson such as this that will help them build lives and, in the case of what I assume are her students’ environments, how then can learn to protect themselves and, if engaged in an unjust situation, what to do.