In this Sept. 4 photo, former educator Teretha Johnson poses with her 14-year-old poodle Satchel, at her home in Savoy, Ill. Johnson was Champaign’s first African-American teacher.
In this Sept. 4 photo, former educator Teretha Johnson poses with her 14-year-old poodle Satchel, at her home in Savoy, Ill. Johnson was Champaign’s first African-American teacher. Rick Danzl The News-Gazette via AP
In this Sept. 4 photo, former educator Teretha Johnson poses with her 14-year-old poodle Satchel, at her home in Savoy, Ill. Johnson was Champaign’s first African-American teacher. Rick Danzl The News-Gazette via AP

First black teacher in white school talks about her life

October 02, 2018 03:28 PM