In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Adrian Broadway and Black Teens Under Fire

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

Three Moore Police officers were put on administrative leave while detective investigate an in-custody death from overnight. The… Read More

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Another Black Boy's Life Interrupted

by The Atlantic

I'll be 39 in September, and it has taken all 39 of those years to learn how to learn. I never considered myself particularly… Read More

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