Teachers 4 Social Justice believes in reparations and restorative justice. We must listen to Indigenous voices and take action according to their demands. Any discussion about keeping the #GeorgeWashingtonHighSchool murals is disrespectful of the call for repairing harm and healing. We share this video to offer a counter-narrative to the calls to keep the murals as well as a statement regarding our collective stance to stand in solidarity with Native people calling for the murals to be painted down.
Also read T4SJ’s statement in support of painting down the Life of Washington Murals at George Washington HS in San Francisco: