Rep. Bobby Scott

students in an American history classroom

Teacher has passion for democracy, historical markers and students

BY: - September 15, 2023

Outspoken social studies teacher and historian Rodney Pierce has successfully submitted five applications to the state for historical markers commemorating Black historical figures, events and organizations. Pierce has opposed efforts by the state’s Republican-led General Assembly and others to restrict what he and his colleagues teach students about the nation’s history of racism. Pierce, who […]