Anna Nolin on the Role Racial Identity Played
Anna Nolin is the principal at Wilson Middle School in Natick, Massachusetts. She is also an adjunct professor at Framingham State College.
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"I am sad for Sue because she had to take up the racial piece as the explanation for why this all occurred. Any student of color is going to have that understanding or that thought in their brain as they go through any conflict. Having looked at this case, I don’t feel that that was at the root of this situation, but it was such an illogical situation she was searching for answers and this was the one that seemed the most realistic to her, it was backed by her parents, it was much more complex than that and I just felt sad that that was the understanding that she had come to..."