MNPS student-teacher fired over Black History Month lesson

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A student-teacher at a Nashville elementary school has been dismissed over a Black History Month lesson.

Metro schools says she gave a lesson on the Willie Lynch speech from 1712 to fourth graders.

Lynch was a British slave owner who was invited to Virginia to teach his methods on controlling slaves.

The student-teacher was removed after teaching it to two classes.

The supervising teacher has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the school district.

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