"Teachers, we must as a nation and profession, refuse to be armed. This is not a professional development that we are willing to participate in," tweeted one educator.
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Michelle Alexander is a civil rights lawyer, advocate, legal scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.