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Jay Wamsted

Middle School Math Teacher

Jay Wamsted has been teaching math in Atlanta for 15 years. He writes about race and racism, specifically focusing on white teachers. More of his writing can be found at Harvard Educational Review, The Bitter Southerner, and Education Post. In addition, his 2017 TEDx talk, "Eating the Elephant: Ending Racism & the Magic of Trust" can be found on the TEDx YouTube channel. He and his wife live with four children, one beagle, and 10 chickens, and he is fortunate enough to be able to walk to school with his middle-school daughter. Please connect with Jay on Facebook or Twitter.

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