The Black Lives Matter flag raising was organized by the Racial Justice Alliance, a student organization at Montpelier, as part of the national Black Lives Matter at School Week.
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“We wanted to show educators and students that Black Lives Matter is more than a hashtag—and I think we succeeded in that as well.”
“I think we’re seeing a level of social protest that we haven’t seen in a long time.”
“Never before in the country has an entire district of educators risen up to declare that Black Lives Matter.”
Educator, author, activist Jesse Hagopian gives powerful speech on education justice, institutional racism.
“One way we perpetuate institutional racism is by not telling the truth about our past.”– NEA Executive Committee Member Kevin Gilbert.
Bianca Zachary, president of the University of Missouri Student NEA chapter, shares her story of campus racism and how activists fought back.