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How should West Des Moines teachers respond to accusations of deep racial disparities?

In a recent article, a cultural audit conducted by the Iowa State University revealed that there exist racial disparities at Valley High School. The audit could become problematic for teachers across the nation. 704 more words

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Racist graffiti spurs disgust, protest at Eastern Michigan University

Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of the story below misidentified how King Hall is used. It houses the campus NPR radio station, the campus newspaper, and other offices and classrooms. 964 more words

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Say What? Detroit 8th-Grader Taught Math At Understaffed School, Lawsuit Says

Hamilton Academy in Detroit struggled to replace a middle school math teacher who quit over crowded classrooms and a lack of support. When administrators couldn’t refill the position, they tapped the brightest eighth-grader in the school to teach math classes to his peers. 304 more words

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Black Students at American University Say They’ve Been Attacked with Bananas on Campus

Black freshmen students at American University claim they’ve been targeted in a racist banana attack.

via NY Daily News:

One student said someone chucked a banana through her dorm room door last week, hitting her in the head. 275 more words

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Anti-racism campaigner 'stopped from speaking at NUS event' over 'Islamophobia' claims

‘Islamophobia’ claims

Hope Not Hate director Nick Lowles says NUS Black Students blocked his invitation to anti-racism conference but NUS president says she would ‘happily share platform’ 595 more words

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The Plight of the Black Student

I recently saw a video on Facebook about how when a white teacher sees a white student there is an instant understanding of that child’s background. 234 more words

Mansfield Acknowleding Painful Past

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MANSFIELD (CBS11) – In Mansfield Tuesday night, a public acknowledgement of a painful portion of the city’s past — regarding an ugly backlash against integration, that many would rather forget. 351 more words

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