Live From Lincoln Center

"What kind of adult just stands there...?"

Clip: Season 44 Episode 1 | 1m 4s

"I’m a white chick who has never had the luxury of winning over a class full of Black and Latino kids." That's how Laurie, a public high school teacher, humorously describes her situation. As a fight breaks out between two students, she is caught on camera hitting one of the kids with a broom. Actor Tasha Lawrence talks about her character and the unique perspective she brings to this tense drama.

Aired: 02/08/19

Rating: TV-14

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