First grade teacher under investigation after racism lesson leaves children in tears

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 11 Comments

MINNEOLA, Fla. – A first grade teacher in Florida is under investigation for an unapproved, controversial “lesson on racism” that left some students in tears. Parents are complaining about a “lesson on racism” for first grade students at Minneola Elementary Charter School the day after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in which the teacher […]

Oberlin College rejects ‘deeply troubling’ list of black student demands

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 11 Comments

OBERLIN, Ohio – Oberlin College’s black students demand segregated spaces, specific professors promoted and others fired, curriculum changes, buildings renamed and an ex-con student recruitment program. The demands and others were included in a petition submitted to Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov before the winter break, and The Chronicle-Telegram reports Krislov posted his reply to […]

On MLK Day, students to learn ‘truth about Ferguson,’ racism of Disney movies, ‘white wizard’ Harry Potter

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

WINNETKA, Ill. – Students at New Trier High School in Illinois will spend Martin Luther King, Jr Day focused on the racial injustices of “food deserts,” Disney movies, Harry Potter, and the controversial concept of white privilege. “On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2016, New Trier will host the MLK Seminar Day on […]

UPDATE: Teacher responsible for ‘whites only,’ ‘blacks only’ segregation assignment returns to class

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

ELKHART, Ind. – An Indiana high school teacher placed on leave over a controversial assignment about segregation was returned to the classroom Monday with a directive to participate in diversity awareness training. Concord High School social studies teacher Laury Allen was placed on paid administrative leave Dec. 4 after she instructed students to hang “whites […]

Students post ‘whites only’, ‘blacks only’ signs around school — as assignment

By Victor Skinner on Monday, December 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized 1,239 Comments

ELKHART, Ind. – A lesson on segregation landed an Indiana high school teacher on administrative leave after students posted “whites only” and “blacks only” signs near school bathrooms and drinking as part of social studies class. Officials did not release the name of the Concord High School social studies teacher who Concord Community Schools Superintendent […]