An investigation by the Chicago Sun-Times reveals that 90 percent of students affected by public school closings in Chicago are African American, a rate that doesn’t match up with the city’s racial demographics (only 41.7 percent of the district’s student population is black). School closings are the latest trend among privatization and charter school advocates […]
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Does ABC News think people of color don’t go missing? Given their latest article on missing persons the FBI and local authorities are actively searching for, the answer appears to be yes. Of the 15 missing people ABC profiles, all but one are white, which wouldn’t be such a big deal if the article reflected the […]
Sandy Hook has understandably horrified the country and put school’s everywhere on edge. But taking it out on a little kids isn’t going to make schools safer.
The trauma being faced by the surviving children of the Newtown school massacre is a daily reality for their mostly poor black and brown counterparts in cities like Chicago, Philadelphia and Baltimore. That’s because gun violence is most prevalent in America’s impoverished inner-cities, where researchers say the PTSD rate could be as high as 40 […]