UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis was sent an excerpt of the essay.
An essay in an AP class has caused concern amongst faculty and some students.
The assignment was to write an essay utilizing the style of a Jonathan Swift novel, A Modest Proposal, from the 1700s, which satirically posed the idea of poor people selling babies to the wealthy for food.
The student who wrote the essay did so in a similar manner, yet referenced present day African Americans.
The school sent home a letter explaining the conversations that were being held amongst students and faculty and reiterated that all students are treated fairly.
In a meeting of the Caucus of African American Leaders, activist Carl Snowden mentioned that he had been informed and would have more information shortly.