racism

Education

Nevada schools reckon with race, triggering polarization

Nevada has become the latest flashpoint in a national debate over how to teach students about racism and its role in U.S. history, with parents clashing over curriculum proposals. People wore MAGA hats and waved signs outside a packed school board meeting this week in Reno, while trustees considered expanding K-5 curriculum to include more

Education

ASU launches 25-point plan to support Black faculty, staff, students

Arizona State University has launched a 25-point plan to build the success of the Black community on campus, promising to hire more Black faculty, develop graduate and doctoral fellowships from underserved communities and build a multicultural space – a plan met with measured praise on Thursday. ASU president Michael Crow emailed a list of actions

Buz Blog

Inflaming Violence

The first thing to remember is the media rule, “If it bleeds, it leads.” Anyone who has had contact with the media on a regular basis, knows that there are deadlines and more often than not, a whole story is seldom aired or printed the first time. If one is dealing with honest reporters of

National

Kenosha shooting strains tie between Black residents, police

Until the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the bedroom community of Kenosha had been largely untouched by the level of demonstrations that were seen in nearby Milwaukee and Chicago after the death of George Floyd. Like other places in America, Kenosha’s Black residents saw inequality in the way police treated them. But there had been

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