Teacher auctions off students by race

Posted by Erica Jones - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)- School officials in Norfolk say one of their teachers inappropriately taught her students about slavery.

The teacher auctioned off a group of African-American and mixed race students as part of a Civil War history lesson.

When school officials found out about it, they were offended as well.

The school principal sent a letter home to parents apologizing, but the school would not say whether or not that teacher is being disciplined.

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