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Follow up on Neshaminy mascot hearings

Arla Patch reported on the January 10, 2019 hearing: The use of Native names, slurs, images and symbols is a stark reminder of how colonized our communities still are. Donna Fann-Boyle (Chocktaw/Cherokee) has persisted for over four years to educate…

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‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools

With New York City schools system one of the most segregated in the country, some black parents are choosing an alternative to integration.  Eliza Shapiro writes “Afrocentric schools aim to empower black children in ways that traditional schools in America…

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T.M. Landry and the Tragedy of Viral Success Stories

In his New York Times op ed, Casey Gerald, author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, reflects on the expose about the Louisiana school T. M. Landry and his own experience from a poor neighborhood in Texas through Yale,…

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Antiracism and America

With his essay, “This is what an antiracist America would look like. How do we get there?,” Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning 2016 National Book Award winner for nonfiction and Founding Director of the Antiracist Research…

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Lesson Not Learned: “America To Me” Documents Why Race Has Everything To Do With Education

Focusing on the documentary “America to Me,” about race relations at the high school in the affluent town of Oak Park, Illinois, on his program 1a, Joshua Johnson hosts: Charles Donalson Former student, Oak Park-River Forest High School in Oak…

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