After a year-long battle with Board of Education officials, Yaa Asantewa Nzingha, a junior high school "master drama teacher" who was demoted for telling her students to refer to themselves as Africans—not Americans—is being investigated by the Chancellor's Office of Special Investigations for encouraging the students to participate in a demonstration demanding her reinstatement. "Students as well as community members have been incited to protest against the school," principal Katherine Corbett of the Ronald Edmonds Learning Center charged in a letter to parents, warning that their children had been "solicited to participate" in the heavily attended October 18 protest outside of the school... More >>>