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by Reverend H.T. Johnson


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Black Man's Burden" by Reverend H.T. Johnson.

Reverend H.T. Johnson wrote this poem in response to Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden.”

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Prejudice & Discrimination and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people create change?" and "How does prejudice emerge?"

Ways to support your child: