Although the TV series is still in its early stages, Rees is in the writer’s seat; Rhimes and ShondaLand partner Betsy Beers will be executive-producing the series. Rees’ past projects include the 2011 critically acclaimed film Pariah, which made waves at Sundance. Her latest, Bessie, which stars Queen Latifah and Mo’Nique, airs on HBO May 16.
As a response to the ongoing plague of black people being racially profiled and getting killed by cops, “Negrotown” is definitely apropos. In the sketch, Keegan-Michael Key’s character is stopped by the police for no apparent reason. Sound familiar? Of course it does. When the character questions the officer, the officer becomes beligerent. Sounds familiar? Of course it does. As Key’s character is being arrested, his head “accidentally” hits the car, and he’s seemingly knocked into a dream sequence where he’s welcomed to “Negrotown.”
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1. Student Loans
“I’m doing it for the money,” said no teacher, ever. Teachers don’t get paid very much, so it can be hard to pay off student loans. Well teachers, you’re in luck. There are several loan forgiveness programs to lend you a helping hand with your student loans.
The Teacher Loan Forgiveness program forgives up to $17,500 of Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. To be eligible, you must teach full-time for five years in elementary or secondary schools that serve low income families.
The Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program will forgive your loans after you made 10 years worth of student loan payments while working in public service.
The Federal Perkins loan cancellation program will forgive up to
Everybody probably has a story or two about a horrible teacher, a mean teacher, a strict teacher.
We know bad teachers are only a small minority among the thousands of wonderfully dedicated teachers doing a hard, underpaid job every day.
But, bad teachers are still pretty fun to talk about — and we can even learn something from them and their bad behavior. So, here’s a round-up of just a few of our best bad teacher stories: