In Texas, educators joined the summer of protest sparked by the introduction and passage of Senate Bill 4 – which at its core is a racial profiling law meant to strike fear into communities of color across Texas.
At risk is the status of 800,000 immigrant students and youths who have been allowed to study and work without fear of deportation.
Native youth give their perspective on confronting institutional racism and the importance of education in empowering young leaders.
A proud DREAMer shares her hopes and fears.
The Trump administration’s rollback of civil rights could have damaging, long-term effects on schools and communities across the country.
Shortly after the election, one of my Muslim students told me that her family received a note in their mailbox that said it was “Time to move. Trump won and is coming for you.”
NJ chemistry teacher uses spoken word to share the Racial Justice message.
“This happened in Flint, but given the state of infrastructure in this country, it could happen anywhere,”
“Public education is the gateway and if we lose that, we’re damming a whole lot of people to a blighted future.” –Keron Blair
“Can you imagine being five years old, getting dropped off at school and being afraid that you would come home to an empty house, with no idea where your parents are or if they’re coming back?”