Baton Rouge teacher featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Updated: Nov. 12, 2019 at 5:07 PM CST
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LOS ANGELES (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge teacher was invited onto The Kelly Clarkson Show after a video of her inspiring her students went viral.

Chelsea Moreland, of Prairieville, teaches seventh grade English at Geo Prep Mid City charter school in Baton Rouge. Moreland co-wrote a book entitled B is for Black Girl with her twin sister.

Clarkson saw a viral video of Moreland singing a song version of the B is for Black Girl book. Moreland said the purpose of the book and song is to celebrate black girl culture.

“It goes from A to Z, and every letter is dedicated to something that is inspiring, affirming, and empowering for young black girls. You know, Being a seventh-grade teacher, I see there is a huge need for positive content like that. So my sister and I wanted to help change that narrative and give them something positive they can relate to," Moreland told Clarkson on the show, which aired on Nov. 12.

The episode also featured an appearance by Jason Derulo.

The Kelly Clarkson Show airs weekdays at 4 p.m. on WAFB-TV.

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