Teen’s ‘white boy privilege’ slam poem wins school competition

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized 63 Comments

ATLANTA – An Atlanta eighth-grader’s “White Boy Privilege” slam poem recorded at an end of school event is gaining acclaim from social justice warriors, and providing insight into how race issues are framed in public schools. Royce Mann, 14, took first place at an end of the year slam poem contest at The Paideia School […]


Kansas school district mulls ban on ‘microaggressions’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Lawrence school officials decided to “hit the pause button” on a plan to include unintentional “microaggressions” in the district’s anti-discrimination and harassment policy amid public backlash. A policy committee began a review of the district’s discrimination and harassment policy after students submitted a petition to the school board in March calling for […]


Portland schools spend big on ‘white privilege’ training — still accused of racism

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

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Public Schools board member Paul Anthony thinks the district is racist towards minority students, so he filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education. The complaint comes amid extensive efforts to eradicate alleged systemic white supremacy in the district through staff training and school restructuring. Despite more than […]


San Fran students, parents, teachers protest AGAINST ‘restorative justice’ policy

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 in Uncategorized 7 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO – Parents, teachers and students at Monroe Elementary School are protesting student discipline procedures because they contend administrators refuse to remove unruly students from the classroom. The backlash against San Francisco Unified School District’s relatively new approach to student discipline mirrors complaints from teachers and parents in other districts across the country with […]


Education professors push ‘white privilege’ training for all teachers

By Victor Skinner on Friday, May 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

NEW YORK – New teachers who treat students of all races the same have it all wrong, because that approach “perpetuates a systemic stratification in our schools, sustaining the achievement gap and perhaps inadvertently maintains long-standing control by the dominant culture,” according to a new study. Academics at Marywood University, The College of Saint Rose […]


Minneapolis schools miscalculate budget by $17 million

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minneapolis School District miscalculated its current budget by as much as $17 million, continuing a tradition of questionable money management that’s plagued the district for years. District officials told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Wednesday that the district faces a $15 million to $17 million shortfall for the current school year after administrators […]


‘Racial justice educator’ urges Jews to admit their ‘white privilege’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized 13 Comments

SUMMIT, N.J. – “Racial justice educator” Debby Irving is heading to Summit, New Jersey next week to explain to Jews at the Beth Hatikvah synagogue how they’re “white privilege” feeds into America’s “white supremacist” culture. After all, Irving told the New Jersey Jewish News, if anyone should recognize a system of oppression and work to […]


UPDATE: Spanish teacher who quizzed middle schoolers over ‘privilege’ resigns

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 12 Comments

TAMPA, Fla. – A Tampa middle school Spanish teacher who incited parental outrage with a student questionnaire about “privilege” resigned on Thursday. First year teacher Yoselis Ramos, 23, asked her seventh- and eighth-grade students at Monroe Middle School last week to fill out an assignment titled “How much privilege do you have?” that inquired about […]


Chicago seminary urges students to wear ‘white privilege glasses’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

CHICAGO – If only white people could see the wildly racist white supremacy culture that dominates America and prevents minorities from living a peaceful and happy existence. That’s the focus of the Chicago Theological Seminary’s new program and video produced to bring naive whites into the “white privilege” progressive mindset – that white folks in […]