Ever since NC enacted restrictions on when, where, and how people could vote—restrictions that disproportionately harmed students, the poor, and people of color—civil rights activists have been fighting back.
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“The message I want people to walk away with is that it is ok to be yourself and be who you are, and it is ok to still be a friend to and love and accept people who are different.”
“Integration is about equitable resources, and how we get them to black and brown students.” – Jesse Hagopian
Many of our preservice teachers had never heard of the pipeline, but almost all of us will have students who could be touched by it.
Seattle educators use collective bargaining to gain big equity wins for their students.
Educators, activists and community leaders rallied in state capitols, marched in the streets and took action in their communities to call out the danger of divesting from our communities to build walls and perpetuate fear.
“There was fear and hysteria even among documented students because many of them have loved ones they’re fearful for.”
Thousands of people are planning to take action on May 1st to show communities united against hate and bias and ready to stand up to ensure there are resources and opportunities for all students.
In his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump has managed to dismantle civil rights protections courageous Americans spent decades building.