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  • NOW PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY IS 'RACIST'

    09/10/2012 12:02:48 PM PDT · by Brookhaven · 66 replies
    WND ^ | 9-10-12 | Staff
    Verenice Gutierrez picks up on the subtle language of racism every day. Take the peanut butter sandwich, a seemingly innocent example a teacher used in a lesson last school year. “What about Somali or Hispanic students, who might not eat sandwiches?” says Gutierrez, principal at Harvey Scott K-8 School, a diverse school of 500 students in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood. “Another way would be to say: ‘Americans eat peanut butter and jelly, do you have anything like that?’ Let them tell you. Maybe they eat torta. Or pita.”