Tag: racism in schools

Body Cam Footage Raises Questions Why 6-Year-Old Girl Was Sent to Mental Institution by School

Photo: Shutterstock Unfortunately, it’s no secret that black students are disciplined much harsher than their white counterparts. Even knowing that the case of 6-year-old Nadia King is still unusually disturbing. CBS News reports that the body camera footage of a Duval County sheriff shows that Nadia was completely calm upon her removal from Love Grove […]

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Chicago High Schoolers Hold Sit-In After Teacher Told Student ‘Go Back to Your County’

Photo: Shutterstock I simply feel like it should be a standard policy that racists shouldn’t be teachers. If you’re going to be an asshole at least have the decency to not be one towards children. Granted racists don’t know what decency is. Otherwise, they probably wouldn’t be racists. According to NBC News, students at Senn […]

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Chicago High Schoolers Hold Sit-In After Teacher Told Student ‘Go Back to Your Country’

Photo: Shutterstock I simply feel like it should be a standard policy that racists shouldn’t be teachers. If you’re going to be an asshole at least have the decency to not be one toward children. Granted, racists don’t know what decency is. Otherwise, they probably wouldn’t be racists. According to NBC News, students at Senn […]

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‘[N-Word] Hating’ White Student Arrested, Kicked Out of California College After Drunken, Racist, Homophobic Rant

Dayton Kingery got an education he didn’t bargain for. The 21-year-old Chapman University student was arrested and is no longer a student at the Orange County, Calif. college after going on a rant in a campus classroom and then destroying property. Advertisement According to the Orange County Register, local police arrested Kingery on suspicion of […]

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Carnegie Mellon University Apologizes After Campus Map Whites Out Black Neighborhoods

Photo: Chris Hondros (Getty Images) So I’ve been at this job for about two months now and it’s been quite the learning experience. One of the things I’ve learned in my short time here is that universities are like, really fucking racist. It seems that every week there’s yet another school that does some racist […]

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Michigan State University Displays Dolls of Historical Black Figures Hanging From a Tree. Happy Black History Month?

Photo: Jim McIsaac (Getty Images) I feel like every Black History Month over the last decade has been equal part celebration and dismay. For every great moment in black history to celebrate there is some ignorant headassery that must be addressed. Tonight, we will be going into the latter. According to NBC News, a campus […]

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NYC Coughs Up $1 Million in Settlement With Black Teachers Targeted for Their ‘Big Lips,’ ‘Nappy Hair’

Image: Shutterstock In a perfect world, being an unrepentant racist would disqualify people like Minerva Zanca from ever working in the public school system. Sadly, not only was she gainfully employed, but she was the principal at Pan American High School in Queens, N.Y.—and her alleged racist behavior just cost the city more than a […]

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As I Say, Not as I Do: Parents of All Backgrounds Say They Want Diverse Schools, but Their Choices Are Still Rooted in Bias

Photo: Shutterstock Privileged parents say they want their children to attend integrated schools—but their choices tell a different story. That’s what a study published by Harvard Graduate School of Education this week reveals. As the education blog The 74 reports, the new study found across all demographics, parents tended to agree that racial and economic […]

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Black Athlete at West Virginia High School Finds Picture of Himself in a Noose Before Game

Jace ColucciScreenshot: WWVA-TV I’m often skeptical when I hear people say shit like “We just need to let the old people die out, then racism will be a thing of the past.” Mainly because those racists have kids. Kids who often turn around and do things like this. NBC News reports that Jace Colucci, a […]

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‘We Are Not Welcome’: In What Should Come As a Surprise to No One, Virginia School Board Refuses to Ban Confederate Flag From Its Dress Code

Image: STILLFX (Shutterstock) Virginia’s long-standing love affair with the Confederate flag has no bounds. And in what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, a school board in Rocky Mount has ruled that yes, the rebel flag will still be welcomed with open arms in the district’s updated dress code. WRCB has the […]

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