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A White teacher in Florida is seeking another job after making racist statements during a virtual classroom session. The incident occurred during virtual learning at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Florida, according to WFTV. During a discussion in social studies class, a student commented that “some Black people live in communities where cops do not…

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The future of diversity training is in jeopardy. On Oct. 16, it was revealed that Texas State University decided to “pause” its employee diversity training, according to The Texas Tribune.  The move comes after the White House issued an executive order, which banned diversity training by calling it anti-racism, divisive, and anti-American. Signed on Sept.…

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During a recent episode of “Breaking Down Bars,” Audrianna Williams and Callie Evans, who are teachers at Monroe Comprehensive High School in Albany, Georgia, shared the inspiration behind their viral back-to-school rap song. What was the inspiration for the back-to-school rap that remixes Jack Harlow’s “What’s Poppin’ “?  Audrianna Williams: During my first year of…

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Another Black person was found dead while hanging in a tree. On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, authorities in Texas said that a Black teenager, who has yet to be identified, was found hanging from a tree at a school. The teen was found in the parking lot of Ehrhardt Elementary School in Spring, Texas, a…

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Amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the United States, large gatherings like festivals and sporting events are being canceled and postponed. Now, historically Black colleges and universities are following suit and implementing campuswide protocols to ensure the safety of faculty, staff and students. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC,…

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