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"Dear white teachers, and teachers of all colors for that matter, please learn to pronounce the names of your black and brown students correctly."

It's a simple request, but an important one. In Adam Levine-Peres' new video for Project Bronx, he explains exactly why it's so important teachers respect and learn their students' names — no matter how difficult they are.

Levine-Peres breaks it down into three problems:

1. No trust

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2. No perseverance

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3. Common courtesy

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Watch the full video below:

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Alex Rabinowitz
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