“The Green Book” by Calvin A. Ramsey is a play about a time when many African-Americans were traveling by car and had the freedom of mobility for the first time, and they were eager to go out on the road. However, segregation brought hidden dangers, and vulnerable Blacks had to maneuver to find safety in accommodations, leisure activities, restaurants, service establishments and anything that they would need during their travels.
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Pending the Board’s formal acceptance of Vice President Decker’s resignation and following the guidelines set forth in Board Policy 1102, the Board would consider appointment of a qualified resident from District 5 who would serve the remainder of the term which runs through 2020.
Black Americans had hoped that justice in the form of quality education would come roaring like a powerful rainstorm after a thousand-years drought.
machine that ships a few bright kids into middle-class schools while abandoning the majority of minority kids who must navigate through crumbling buildings and outdated textbooks.
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.
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?”