Renowned civil rights activist and National Park ranger Betty Reid Soskin spent her 100th birthday at an El Sobrante middle school that renamed itself after her.
The story of Oakland’s efforts to eliminate school policing highlights four important lessons about what it truly takes to stop the criminalization of young people and their families.
Other universities in the CSU system and nationwide are turning to San Diego State to develop courses that explore racism and discrimination.
Faculty are demanding that CSU reform police, require students take ethnic studies classes and erase racial pay gaps, among other requests.
We have all failed our children by allowing structural and interpersonal racism into our school systems.
Real commitment to racial justice is not for the faint of heart, but is worth our time, effort, and energy, because our students’ lives are at stake.
As Black Lives Matter movement gathers steam, more name changes likely are on the way, officials say.