A group of Maine teachers recently spent two days at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine learning about African-American history and slavery in the state and how to teach the information to students. Keynote speaker Shay Stewart-Bouley, leader of a civil-rights organization, shared her experiences and told attendees about the "conditional" acceptance of people of color in a dominate white culture.
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