Rodney Robinson, the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, blasted Donald Trump’s racism.
“Now — with nationwide protests continuing over George Floyd’s killing and police violence against black Americans — Robinson, who is black and one of the country’s most prominent educators, says he’s ready to talk about the disrespect he felt that day and the racist statements he’s heard from the President.
“You tried to deny me the opportunity to come into the house my enslaved ancestors built and shake my hand until you were pressured into it,” Robinson tweeted Wednesday, referring to Trump. “Having to award an honor to a Black man who deserved it and not one of your Black cronies sickened you. You don’t care about Black people.”” [READ MORE]