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Treme No. 14: Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?


This episode of Treme, David Simon's New Orleans-based HBO television show, includes a biting rap about Teach for America candidates displacing veteran teachers.

Four years at Radcliffe, that's all you know
A desire to do good and a four point oh
You're here to save us from our plight
You got the answer 'cause you're rich and white
On a two-year sojourn here to stay
Teach for America all the way
Got no idea what you're facin'
No clue just who you're displacin'
Old lady taught fathers, old lady taught sons
Old lady bought books for the little ones
Old lady put in 30 years
Sweat and toil, time and tears
Was that really your sad intention?
Help the state of Louisiana deny her pension.

— Treme TV Show
Edward Copeand on Film

2011-05-15

http://eddieonfilm.blogspot.com/2010/05/treme-no-14-santa-claus-do-you-get.html

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