Black and Latinx parents often are depicted as uneducated and incapable of assisting their children with homework, which may be the reason a black or brown student doesn’t return homework or does poorly in school.
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Cloudy skies are now clear for some 15,000 current and former students today. The US Department of Education was defeated in court, canceling $150 million of student loan debt for students who attended shady for-profit colleges.
“…abuse in my past, is impacting the choices I’m making for my future. I’m tired of being beat up. I’m tired of being threatened. I don’t want people to say, “You’re a saint for putting up with that.” I want them to say, “How can we change the system so you are safer?”
The one thing that irks me the most is when a person of privilege presumes to know our walk. And by walk, I mean ‘black folks walk’ — people of color, the marginalized.
Parents can do more to help their kids develop critical thinking skills.
Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15.
A contract called 287g authorizes local law enforcement to detain people suspected of being undocumented immigrants and hold them for days, sometimes months at a time until ICE picks them up to begin deportation proceedings.