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Weaponizing Hate

Date: November 5, 2018 | Categories: Opinion All, Opinions, Structural Racism,

By John A. PowellDirector @ Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society “We need to stop the hate. Language of hate just has no place. When you speak language of hate as a leader, you give permission to all peoples to say it’s okay to speak that language of hate.” -Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh The …

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How Racism Affects Black And Brown Students In Public Schools

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Opinion All, Opinions, Structural Racism,

Source: Thought Co By Nadra Kareem Nittle Institutional racism doesn’t just affect adults but children in K-12 schools as well. Anecdotes from families, research studies and discrimination lawsuits all reveal that children of color face bias in schools. They’re disciplined more harshly, less likely to be identified as gifted or to have access to quality teachers, to name but a few examples. Racism in schools has …