The Educator’s Room Podcast

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Episode 63: What Dr. King’s Dream Really Meant

January 15th, 2018

In this episode, Fran Warren interviews George Cassutto, social studies in the metro DC area and whose parents survived the Holocaust. In this interview, we discuss his article, The Pastor and the President: Race in the American Classroom. In addition, we discuss the real message behind Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech AND how teachers can be brave and teach students about love. In this episode, we discuss: 

  • his parent's and their experiences surviving the Jewish Holocaust and later learning to forgive
  • how to be an advocate of what Dr. King preached about and still keeping your job
  • how teachers can practice spiritual self-care while teaching in the midst of hate. 

To contact George, please visit his website found here or via email at