Tag Archives: Racism

Breaking News: Ethnic Studies LEGAL AGAIN in Arizona

I learned tonight from Professor Nolan Cabrera that ethnic studies supporters have prevailed in court! In 2010, Arizona Republicans passed a measure, HB 2281, that sought to ban ethnic studies programs in public schools. Specifically, the bill set out to ban courses that “are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group,” or “advocate ethnic solidarity instead of the treatment of

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Alleged police harassment: UDC President stands for students

Here is an important story you might not have seen in the mainstream news media. Earlier this week, an 18-year-old African American Freshman student of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) was forcibly wrested to the ground and detained by members of the DC Metropolitan Police Department after opening a door for a young White family struggling to

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Race, Racism, Education, and Lino Graglia

Race and Racism. Is there a topic we struggle with more in the United States relative to public policy and education? I recently had an extended discussion with a long-time friend on Facebook regarding race, and what i perceived as a “racist” statement. We debated how racism should be defined… So what is exactly racism? The word conjures images of

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