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Why Arming Teachers And Police At Schools Is The Last Thing Black Students Need

The debate surrounding the state of school security following last week’s deadly massacre in Florida has increasingly turned to arming teachers and police alike on school grounds. 691 more words


Research Brief: Exploring “Trump Effect” In New Jersey Schools


The Trump effect is a real thing. The Trump effect is the negative impact of Donald Trump’s rhetoric on historically oppressed and marginalized groups. This rhetoric is divisive, hateful and incendiary language that sparks harassment, bullying, and violence. 3,031 more words

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NYC Principal Bans Black History Month Content

In the middle of Black History Month, the last thing you want to hear is someone hating on all the brilliance and beauty of our shining stars and their contributions. 428 more words

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Education Department Investigates Civil Rights Complaint In Iowa School District

The U.S. Department of Education launched a civil rights investigation of an Iowa school district after Black students complained of being discriminated against. Many in the civil rights community were concerned that this, and other cases, will get only a cursory investigation considering the signals on civil rights from the Trump administration. 405 more words

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Black Students are too Optimistic

A recent report by the Atlantic Journal-Constitution indicates four out of five beginning freshmen at HBCUs failed to earn a degree within six years. This led me to think about a study conducted by Dr. 558 more words

25 Atlanta Teens Selected For Harvard’s Summer Residency

A group of African-American teenagers in Atlanta has taken #BlackExcellence in academia to the next level. The students were selected to receive scholarship funds to join Harvard University’s distinguished summer residency program. 333 more words

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African American Representation at Brimmer

Recently, The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team published a piece, free to all, focusing on race and equity in Boston with specific attention paid to the city’s black population. 758 more words