Your Turn: Feedback on mock slave auction, mine & Mohawk code talker

wwny Your Turn: Feedback on mock slave auction, mine & Mohawk code talker

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Watertown City School District teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of making black students act as slaves in a mock auction as part of a lesson:

Some of history should be taught and not re-enacted.

Brian Scott Williams

A teacher showing/acting out history; best way to teach, not just read in a book.

Rory Nortz

I would like to hear the whole story from someone other than a 4th grade student!

Gary Wood

Could mining resume at Benson Mines in St. Lawrence County? It appears that what was once the largest iron-ore pit mine of its type in the world could become active again:

Wonderful news!! Would love to see that area thrive again.

Scott Lawrence

We need jobs.

Barbara Blackmon LaTrace

The last Akwesasne Mohawk ‘code talker,’ who used his native language for military communications in the South Pacific during World War II, passed away. Hundreds attended his funeral over the weekend:

Thank you for your service! You will always be remembered and honored as a true American hero.

Lori Kaiser-Gladle

What a wonderful tribute to honor his service to our country.

Barbara Blackmon LaTrace

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