Middle schoolers suspended for posing with Confederate flag

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ROUND ROCK, Texas – Round Rock Independent School District officials contend student privacy rights prevent them from discussing why several students were suspended over a picture of them holding a Confederate flag. Ironically, parent Andy Birdwell told Fox 7 his 14-year-old son is one of seven students suspended at Round Rock Ridgeview Middle School for […]

Teacher under fire over unapproved middle school lesson on N-word

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ROCKWALL, Texas – A Texas middle school teacher was placed on administrative leave after she gave students an unapproved lesson on the N-word that some found offensive. Utley Middle School seventh-grade social studies teacher Rebecca Cook recently handed out a 1997 article from the Chicago Reader to her students titled “The N-Word and How to […]

FBI investigates student’s art project featuring rainbow-colored nooses

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee college student is apologizing after she inadvertently offended gay and black students on campus with a rainbow noose art project on Monday. Officials at Austin Peay State University removed an unidentified student’s art project from campus Monday after complaints that the display was offensive to gay and black students, though […]

Profs rage after student arrested in Afro-American Studies class over ‘f*** the police’ campus graffiti

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

MADISON, Wis. – Officials with the University of Wisconsin at Madison are facing backlash from students and staff after university police arrested a student for anti-racist graffiti around campus. University police spent about six months searching for the person responsible for spray painting anti-racist remarks on school buildings and other areas of campus, and they […]

School accuses student of ‘racism’ over mask made out of newspaper

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

KATY, Texas – Cinco Ranch High School student Blake Alcede thought it would be funny to make a mask out of newspaper during a class assignment. School officials think he’s a racist because they contend the mask resembled a Klu Klux Klan hood, the Houston Chronicle reports. Alcede said he didn’t initially realize the racial […]

Thousands of teachers flock to ‘White Privilege Conference’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2,983 Comments

PHILADELPHIA – Thursday marked the start of “The 17th Annual White Privilege Conference” and this year’s theme is “Let Freedom Ring, Re-Imagining Equality & Social Justice in the United States.” The annual event is aimed at promoting the theory of White Privilege – that American society is hopelessly stacked against minorities and the only way […]

VIDEO: U student in tears after ‘all I hear is Trump 2016’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized 11 Comments

CARBONDALE, Ill. – A black Southern Illinois University freshman is getting a lot of attention after she posted a profanity-laced Facebook video about alleged racism by Trump supporters at the school. “They said the black lives matter movement is retarded,” Leilani Bartlett complained in the video. “They told us to go back to Africa. They […]

PROF: ‘Imagine a world without whiteness’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in Video 14 Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Community College’s “Whiteness History Month” is highlighting the types of controversial conversations about race that are shaping America’s next generation of leaders. The school is hosting more than 100 planned events centered on the system of white supremacist oppression that minorities, particularly black people, are forced to endure and the conscious […]

Students receive failing grade after wearing ‘blackface’ in school project

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. – Three students who unwittingly offended folks on Twitter by using blackface in a school project were disciplined by their private school and forced to undergo sensitivity training. The senior students at Wight Academy made a video for an assignment in their government class to explain the landmark Supreme Court case […]

Teacher disrupts Black History Month gospel choir school performance ‘to express his offense’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 10 Comments

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg’s black community leaders are demanding school board members fire a teacher who expressed opposition to recent Black History Month event, though no one will explain what the man said. An unnamed teacher at P.L. Dunbar Middle School interrupted a Black History Month student assembly Feb. 26, cutting off gospel singers to […]

COPS: Black students who claimed bus ‘hate crime’ were actually the assailants

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

ALBANY, N.Y. – Three black female students at the University at Albany lied when they recently claimed they were attack by a group of white men on a bus, and were actually the ones who attacked a white female teen, police report. “The evidence shows that, contrary to how the defendants originally portrayed things, these […]

State desegregation rules block student’s school choice — because he’s black

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

ST. LOUIS – Gateway Science Academy third grader Edmund Lee is learning about desegregation the hard way after he was banned from his own school because he’s black. Lee, a high achieving black student at the St. Louis charter school, is moving to St. Louis County this year and wants to continue his education at […]

School apologizes over desegregation assembly — for black students only

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Pulaski County schools officials claim they were complying a desegregation court order when they held a blacks-only student assembly focused on gang violence. Parents, students and the American Civil Liberties Union, meanwhile, are pointing out the irony of segregating students in an effort to desegregate students, News Channel 3 reports. “Segregating […]

College students post photo from facial, accused of wearing blackface

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

WHITEWATER, Wis. – A “hurtful and destructive” image used by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper to justify a quest “to create a culture that is inclusive” was apparently not racist at all. Kopper told News 3 she jumped to conclusions about a picture posted by two students to Snapchat in what she assumed was […]

Student defends posting ‘whites only,’ ‘colored only’ signs in school hallway

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A mixed-race student who posted segregation signs around his high school claims the messages were designed to highlight racism on campus. Riley High School junior Shane Williams created a controversy when he posted “whites only” and “colored only” signs above water fountains in a school hallway Thursday, and is now serving […]