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This week in class, we’re reading "The Unspoken History Behind a Surname" by Lolly Bowean.
In the essay “The Unspoken History Behind a Surname,” Lolly Bowean discusses the origins of her surname and the roots of African American surnames in slavery.
"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "What makes you who you are?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this essay at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: