Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper Common, Complete With Blackface — The Root

Just when you thought blackface had been relegated to old college yearbooks, a California teacher provided the latest proof of white superiority—at least in the field of “trying it”—after he wore blackface in the classroom to buttress the bona fides of his Halloween costume. Read more...Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper … Continue reading Like Whiteness for Chocolate: Teacher Suspended for Dressing Up as Rapper Common, Complete With Blackface — The Root

Los Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — Atlanta Black Star

Charges have been dropped against a California music teacher caught on camera punching a student who called verbally assaulted, authorities said Tuesday. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office moved to dismiss the child abuse case against… 419 more wordsLos Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — … Continue reading Los Angeles DA Drops Charges Against Black Teacher Who Punched Student Who Taunted Him, Yelled Racial Slurs  — Atlanta Black Star

Watch: School Resource Officer Resigns After Brutal Attack on 11-Year-Old Girl — The Root

A New Mexico school resource officer has resigned after his body camera recorded him slamming a sixth-grade girl to the ground, wrestling her down and threatening her with trumped-up felonies, all because she committed the egregious crimes of disrupting class, taking an extra milk and standing up on a school bus. Read more...Watch: School Resource Officer … Continue reading Watch: School Resource Officer Resigns After Brutal Attack on 11-Year-Old Girl — The Root

Birmingham School Apologizes, Teacher Didn’t Think It Was a ‘Real Big Deal’ to Paint Bullet Wound on Black 7-Year-Old’s Forehead — Atlanta Black Star

A Black mom in Alabama called out a Birmingham school when her son was sent home with a bullet wound painted on his forehead that she later found out the drama teacher painted. 440 more wordsBirmingham School Apologizes, Teacher Didn’t Think It Was a ‘Real Big Deal’ to Paint Bullet Wound on Black 7-Year-Old’s Forehead — … Continue reading Birmingham School Apologizes, Teacher Didn’t Think It Was a ‘Real Big Deal’ to Paint Bullet Wound on Black 7-Year-Old’s Forehead — Atlanta Black Star

Coach disarms school gunman with a hug — NEWS10 ABC

New video was released from an incident last May when a Portland Oregon high school student brought a shotgun to school with the intent to kill himself.Coach disarms school gunman with a hug — NEWS10 ABC If nothing else, the coach is a brave and compassionate Brother. Here's an interview with him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knZetUInlxc

Study: Biased Principals Are Why Black Students Are Four Times as Likely as White Ones to Be Suspended for the Same Behaviors — Atlanta Black Star

A new study has exposed the discriminatory practices in the American education system. The research found that Black children are more often disciplined and more severely punished by principals when doing the same behaviors as white children. 391 more wordsStudy: Biased Principals Are Why Black Students Are Four Times as Likely as White Ones to Be … Continue reading Study: Biased Principals Are Why Black Students Are Four Times as Likely as White Ones to Be Suspended for the Same Behaviors — Atlanta Black Star

Why Did a Georgia School District Ban This #1 Bestseller About Race? — The Root

A Georgia school district has blacklisted a bestselling book for teens dealing with race, police brutality, Martin Luther King Jr. and the glare of the white gaze, effectively banning the book from the district’s libraries, curriculum and students who want to learn about race, police brutality, Martin Luther King Jr.… Read more...Why Did a Georgia School … Continue reading Why Did a Georgia School District Ban This #1 Bestseller About Race? — The Root