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Chillag, A. (2019, October 7). Black men make up only 2% of teachers in the US. A group named ‘Call Me MISTER’ wants to change that. Retrieved October 9, 2019.

Twenty-four universities in South Carolina have adopted a program — dubbed “Call me MISTER” — aimed at providing support to help men of color become classroom teachers. Black men and Hispanic men each make up about 2% of teachers in the US at a time when the student population is growing more diverse, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.