Local educator forced out of job in Cherokee County

Cecelia Lewis in Prince Frederick, Maryland Thursday May 12, 2022. (Photo by Jared Soares)

On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look” veteran journalist and ProPublica reporter Nicole Carr discusses her latest piece report that focuses on Cecelia Lewis, a Black educator who was forced out of a job in Cherokee County.

According to the article, co-published for the PBS program “Frontline.” Lewis was intentionally targeted by anti-CRT, anti-DEI activists in Cherokee County and then faced similar opposition attacks after she started working in Cobb County.