TikTok challenges encouraging theft and vandalism are happening at all 14 traditional middle and high schools in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.
- Atlanta Black Star
‘Absolutely Offensive’: Parents Demand District Accountability When Texas Teacher Who Used the N-Word, Questioned Lack of ‘White History Month’ Is Allowed to Resign
A Texas community is demanding accountability after a recorded classroom discussion exposed a white teacher of saying the N-word and making other racial remarks. The […]
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
A UCLA professor suspended in a row over grades for Black students claims it was to distract from the business school that's 'inhospitable' to people of color
Gordon Klein, an accounting lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, claimed his suspension was a "well-timed publicity stunt."
A group of Black students in Rome, Georgia, are alleging racial discrimination after several of them were suspended for planning […] The post Black students suspended after protesting white students waving Confederate flag appeared first on TheGrio.
- NBC News
A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.
- Associated Press
A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something." Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said officers were called to the 69th Street terminal around 10 p.m. Wednesday after the assault on the westbound train on the Market-Frankford Line. An employee of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority who was in the vicinity as the train went past called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train, Bernhardt said.
Black students in Georgia were suspended for planning a protest after white students waved a Confederate flag and allegedly used racial slurs
One student said the school banned LGBTQ+ flags and "Black Lives Matter" clothing but said students weren't punished for waving the Confederate flag.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Courtesy of Connie Chavis/ Cecil ArdWhen Connie Chavis and her 5-year-old daughter picked out clothes for kindergarten on a cold January morning back in 1998, they took great care to choose bright colors: lots of green, splashes of pink.The outfit was as peppy and upbeat as little Brittany Locklear herself.Neither of them could have guessed, as the kindergartener pulled on each leg of her green overalls, that within a few short hours those same over
On the 21st, a woman pulled a gun on servers at a Philadelphia fast food restaurant when they asked her to order online. On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style restaurant. A few days prior to that a Connecticut mother was investigated for slapping an elementary school bus driver and that same week, a California woman was charged with felony assault for attacking a SouthWest airlines flight attendant and dislodging some of her teeth.
- Washington Examiner
A Loudoun County, Virginia, school board member who allegedly colluded with other school board members to push critical race theory has resigned following a parent-led recall petition seeking her removal.
A black woman was missing for 12 days before she was found dead inside a parked police van in Alabama
Police said Christina Nance climbed into the van parked at police headquarters on September 25 and believe no foul play was involved in her death.
Despite multiple emergency calls, police failed to respond until the following day.
- Miami Herald
The only-in-Miami trial to fire Police Chief Art Acevedo is one for the books.
A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday. What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Li, 23, reportedly arrived home with Liang, 24, around 5 p.m. Wu, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly broke into the residence at 19th Avenue and 79th Street through an unlocked back door.
- Washington Examiner
Michigan elementary schools in one district will be doing away with Halloween and Valentine's Day celebrations over concerns that the holidays lack "inclusion" for students.
- Business Insider
A priest tried to give the last rites to the murdered British MP who was a devout Catholic, but he was denied access because it was a crime scene, police says
Sir David Amess was stabbed multiple times in a terrorist attack. The priest was denied access to preserve the crime scene's integrity, police told Insider.
- Associated Press
Toufah Jallow’s name resonates deeply in Gambia as one of the few women who has taken a public stand against sexual assault in the small West African state. After Jammeh fell from power she later found the strength to go public with her story, despite Gambia's culture of silence over sexual assault, she told The Associated Press.
- The Conversation
How Sarah Baartman's hips went from a symbol of exploitation to a source of empowerment for Black women
Sarah Baartman was an international sensation of objectification. British LibraryIn “BLACK EFFECT,” a track from Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 2018 collaborative album “EVERYTHING IS LOVE,” Beyoncé describes a quintessential Black female form: Stunt with your curls, your lips, Sarah Baartman hips Gotta hop into my jeans like I hop into my whip, yeah The celebration of Sarah Baartman’s features marks a departure from her historical image. Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman was an African woman who, in the early 180
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- Washington Examiner
Paging the president?