How Taraji P. Henson Is Raising Awareness on Mental Health in the Education System

“Extra’s” Cheslie Kryst spoke with Taraji P. Henson, who is helping students through The Unspoken Curriculum campaign. Henson hopes the effort will help address how the education system affects Black students’ mental health.

While Taraji is currently prepping for her villainous role as Miss Hannigan in “Annie Live!” she was actually a substitute teacher at one point. She recalled a time when fourth-graders were telling her about bullets in the wall. Watch!

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