Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

New America Media, Commentary, David Muhammad, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Data from L.A. and Oakland show that reducing school suspensions has lead to dramatic reductions in youth detention.


UC President Pushes for More Diversity in Student Enrollment


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 15, 2015

University of California President has been meeting with ethnic media journalists to help advance her plans for creating more admissions opportunities for Californians.

University of Mo. President Resigns Amid Claims of Racial Insensitivity


The Root, News Report, Posted: Nov 09, 2015

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning amid racial controversy in which students and faculty staged walkouts and hunger strikes to bring attention to the issue.


Was It a Case of Racism or Bad Behavior at Spring Valley High?


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 05, 2015

The mop–up of the classroom floor with a black student at Spring Valley High School by canned South Carolina Richland County Deputy Ben Fields ignited two firestorms.


Are Cops in Classrooms a Danger to Our Kids?


The Root, News Analysis, Charles F. Coleman Jr. , Posted: Oct 27, 2015

Instead of ensuring safety and protection, the presence of law enforcement in schools is too often disciplinary in nature


College Breaks the Silence on Student Depression Crisis


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Oct 25, 2015

Students at Pierce College are creating platforms to tell their stories and encouraging classmates to seek treatment for depression.

Banking While Black: College Teens Chased and Cuffed by Cops After White Woman Says she is


The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015

On the video, which was circulated on social media, Goolsby is on the ground, as two white officers appear to twist Goolsby's arm behind his back. Goolsby can be heard yelling in pain while the officers' yell, "stop resisting."

Number of Black Teachers Rapidly Declines as Minority Student Population Increases


Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2015

The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is due to U.S. births–and Asian population growth is due primarily to immigration since 2012.

Indian American Couple Gifts $100 Million to New York University's School of Engineering


India West, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015

An Indian American couple, Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon, has donated $100 million to New York University’s School of Engineering.

Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery ‘Immigration’ and Slaves ‘Workers’


The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015

Roni Dean-Burren posted a YouTube video challenging publisher McGraw-Hill after learning that her son’s World Geography textbook referred to the trans-Atlantic slave trade as “immigration” and slaves as “workers."

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