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

Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

A California man was found guilty of a hate crime Thursday for sucker punching a Black Whole Foods worker and leaving him with a broken nose and severe damage to two of his front teeth. 255 more wordsHispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star Just … Continue reading Hispanic Man Who Sucker Punched Black Whole Foods Worker Found Guilty of Hate Crime — Atlanta Black Star

White Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Through an Episode of ‘Watchmen’ — Atlanta Black Star

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pQ-vFlEZU6s?feature=oembed The series premiere of the HBO series “Watchmen” debuted Sunday night and while the show is inspired by some fictional characters in the DC Comics series of the same name, the plot of the first episode was all too real. 478 more wordsWhite Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race … Continue reading White Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Through an Episode of ‘Watchmen’ — Atlanta Black Star

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

Middle School Teacher Placed on Leave After Racist Rant Caught on Video — The Root

A Pennsylvania middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after she graciously offered a black parent an n-word-laced parking lot lecture about how “niggers” milk the welfare system and stereotype poor, pickup-driving white women in a viral video. Read more...Middle School Teacher Placed on Leave After Racist Rant Caught on Video — The Root … Continue reading Middle School Teacher Placed on Leave After Racist Rant Caught on Video — The Root