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10 reasons to keep UAL ACS Active!

Boy, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I signed up for the role of ACS President last September! I can’t think of a more apt cliché to summarise my experience than “it’s been a roller coaster ride”… No but literally (well, at least mentally and emotionally)! 681 more words

Events

Overcoming Racism - Recognizing Sensationalism

To make sense of our universe, we categorize. I needed to see all black adults as clones of Dr. Martin Luther King, to put them in a favorable box. 866 more words

Culture And Society

What It’s Really Like for Black Students Who Face Police Bullying

Original post from Take Part

‘…………A student-made video explores the diversity, pain, and hope of the black American experience.

By Rebecca McCray

Rebecca McCray is a TakePart staff writer covering criminal justice and legal issues. 420 more words

Blog

Study: Teachers more likely to label black students as troublemakers

A new study from Stanford University might help explain why previous studies have shown that black students are expelled at a significantly higher rate than their white counterparts. 285 more words

News

When Deshawn And Greg Act Out In Class, Guess Who Gets Branded A Troublemaker

By Macrina Cooper-White

Research has shown that young black students in American schools are expelled and suspended three times as often as white students. Now a disturbing new study from Stanford University reveals one factor behind such disproportionate punishment. 269 more words

News From The Soul Brother

How should Lebanon Schools respond to allegations of racism in schools?

In a recent article, Lebanon Schools are the subject of allegations of racism in schools. A mother of two biracial children has filed a federal complaint with the United Stated Office for Civil Rights. 749 more words

Racism In Education

Five Things United Negro College Fund is Doing for Students

Michael Lomax is the head of the United Negro College Fund. On Sunday in Atlanta, the UNCF holds its 36th annual telethon. Lomax sees the event as part of a greater effort to recruit a new generation of African-American stars to donate to the organization, which distributes millions in aid annually to historically black colleges and universities and provides scholarships to racial and ethnic minority students to attend all types of institutions. 25 more words

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