Brown v. Board of Education

Here's How the 'Brown' Decision Impacted Black Teachers

To close Black History Month 2020, brightbeam CEO Chris Stewart took to a Twitter thread to share some history on the Black teaching force in America.

Specifically, the unintended consequences of the landmark supreme court case Brown v. Board of Education, and how the decision drastically impacted what was, at the time, a considerable class of African American teachers.

On this, the 68th Anniversary of Brown v. the Board of Education, dig into the thread below and learn something new about the history of Black educators:

Joshua I. Stewart
Joshua I. Stewart earned his bachelor’s in political science and Hispanic studies from St. John's University in Minnesota. After graduating in 2013, he taught at an English language academy in Seoul, South Korea for a year, before working as a K-12 social studies and ESL teacher at an international school in Clark, Philippines. He now works as a digital media manager for brightbeam and Ed Post. ...

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