If You’re Afraid Kids Will Learn Racism Is Bad, Perhaps Public School Is Not For You

By Steven M. Singer, Gadfly On The Wall. -

Some people are terrified that kids will learn about racism. Especially white people. Especially that white KIDS might learn about it. How would that affect a white child’s self-esteem, [...]

Some Schools Remove Police, Others Continue Sending Students To Police

By Dave Savini, Chris Hacker, And Michele Youngerman, CBS Chicago. -

Chicago - In January 2019, a cell phone video from inside Marshall High School on Chicago’s West Side was posted to Facebook. It shows a student, then-16-year-old Dnigma Howard, at the bottom of [...]

In A California Desert, Sheriff Deputies Settle Schoolyard Disputes

By Emily Elena Dugdale And Irena Hwang , Black Agenda Report. -

Barron Gardner, a high school history teacher in Southern California’s Antelope Valley, stared down Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies during an online meeting in April, trying to [...]

ASU Students Fight To Defend Multicultural Center

By Daniel Lopez, Liberation News. -

Arizona State University, like many other college campuses in America, is a pivotal location for the struggle against racism. The campus has had several incidents calling attention to the [...]

‘Race Norming’ And Health Care Jim Crow

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The term “race norming ” ought to be immediately suspected as having a nefarious intent. Anything referred to as norming in a racist society invariably ends with Black people getting the short [...]

Haitian Rights Are Migrant Rights

By Janvieve Williams Comrie, Afro Resistance. -

The International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly resolution in December [...]

‘They Saw Me And Thought The Worst’

By Richard A. Webster, Pro Publica. -

As Sojourner Gibbs pulled out of her parking space at a Sam’s Club in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, one afternoon last summer, she felt the familiar, sickening symptoms of diabetic shock. [...]

Where Flowers Find No Peace Enough To Grow

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 13 July 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a landmark resolution on the prevalence of racism and for the creation of an independent mechanism made up of three [...]

Racism Denies Common Prosperity In The United States

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Mainstream U.S. media frequently depicts China as a "closed off" country that treats ethnic minorities with contempt and oppression. The New York Times took this baseless accusation further in an [...]

In Central York, Kids Rose Up To Save Books From Their Parents

By Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer. -

The mess in the Central York School District, which includes several suburban townships just north of York, in a county where Donald Trump won 62% of the vote, started after some parents and [...]

I’m Fighting For Ethnic Studies So My History Won’t Be Erased

By Adam Hudson, Truthout. -

Last year, as a massive uprising against systemic racism swept across the world, activists fighting for Black liberation and racial justice put radical demands against institutional racism on the [...]

Durban And 9/11

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR) was a watershed conference for a number of reasons. Coming at the end of a decade-long series [...]

How The US Government Stokes Racial Tensions In Cuba

By Alan MacLeod, Mintpress News. -

Havana - “A Black uprising is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime,” read The Washington Post’s headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean island. “Afro-Cubans Come Out In Droves To Protest [...]

‘Finding Kendrick Johnson’ Reveals FBI’s Complicity In Coverup Of Black Child’s Murder

By Jacqueline L'uqman, Toward Freedom. -

Millions of people in the United States believe the justice system—from the cops in the street right on up to the judges in the courthouse—is fair and unbiased. Millions of people also believe [...]

Segregation And The Case For School Funding Reparations

By Insider NJ. -

The U.S. public school system is one of the most unequal in the industrialized world, and New Jersey is no exception, according to a new report by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP). Due to [...]