Published 10/20/2020 | Reading Time 1 min 58 sec By BWSTimes Staff Who would have thought a school board race could be so dirty. In Gwinnett County, Ga., political campaigns, where children […]
Illustration by M. Rasheed Published 09/21/2020 | Reading Time 2 min 54 sec Op-Ed By Nehemiah D. Frank, founding publisher and editor in chief Trump’s cultural war tactics have me ready to […]
Published 09/11/2020 | Reading Time 6 min 22 sec Cydney Suber, a senior at Norristown Area High School, does schoolwork at her home in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. In Norristown, […]
Isaiah Elliott| Courtesy of Elliott family Published 09/08/2020 | Reading Time 2 min 18 sec By Nehemiah D. Frank, founding publisher and editor-in-chief While we have White police officers shooting and killing Black […]
The sudden death of American actor Chadwick Boseman, aka “King T’Challa,” struck me like an invisible train. I was blindsided and wasn’t ready to hear that unfortunate announcement. His character as the lead in the 2018 superhero film Black Panther gave me and the rest of Black America the same magic felt when the Obamas stepped onto the world stage for the first time.
If history was thoroughly taught with Black kids and their people’s story in mind, perhaps we wouldn’t have millions of Americans marching in the streets during a global pandemic because of the continued racial injustices we see against Black lives.
“We shut down schools because it is what we had to do to defeat the deadly Chinese Virus,” a Union Public School board member said.