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Staff allegedly took down an Escambia County teacher's posters of Black heroes. He quit

An Escambia County public school teacher resigned this week over what he characterized as racist behavior by a school district employee. The teacher, Michael James, emailed a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis and Escambia County Superintendent Tim Smith in which he wrote that a district employee removed pictures of historic Black American heroes from his classroom walls, citing the images as being "age inappropriate." ...
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL
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Ann Hsu, Alison Collins and anti-Blackness at SFUSD

In response to a question on a school board candidate survey, San Francisco school board commissioner Ann Hsu wrote:. “From my very limited exposure in the past four months to the challenges of educating marginalized students especially in the black and brown community, I see one of the biggest challenges as being the lack of family support for those students. Unstable family environments caused by housing and food insecurity along with lack of parental encouragement to focus on learning cause children to not be able to focus on or value learning. That makes teachers’ work harder because they have to take care of emotional and behavioral issues of students before they can teach them. That is not fair to the teachers.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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4 of the top 5 picks in this year’s MLB draft were Black — the result of minority development and other grassroots programs

History was made in the first round of the 2022 Major League Baseball draft. For the first time in 30 years, nine Black players were drafted in the first round, including four of the top five selections. The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted high school outfielder Druw Jones with the second pick. Pitcher Kumar Rocker (Texas Rangers), shortstop Termarr Johnson (Pittsburgh Pirates) and outfielder ...
DYERSVILLE, IA
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The place to Eat Halal in Philly

Whether or not you wish to dive into barbacoa, plov, or an entire bunch of kebabs, try these 21 halal eating places in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is an underrated vacation spot for halal meals, the strategy by which meat is ready for permissible consumption within the Muslim neighborhood. Identical to NYC, D.C., or components of Jersey, although, the vary of halal eating places right here varies in delicacies and displays the totally different cultures of people that reside right here — be it immigrant communities from Asian and African nations, or the city’s significant Black American Muslim population who has been practicing Islam since the 1960s.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Three Detroiters named ‘Jazz Masters’ by National Endowment for the Arts

A trio of Detroiters have been named Jazz Masters by National Endowment for the Arts: Drummer Louis Hayes, saxophonist Kenny Garrett and violinist Regina Carter. Each musician will receive a $25,000 stipend and will be honored at a public concert on April 1, 2023 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
DETROIT, MI
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Past Exhibitions

Another American’s Autobiography: Selections from the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art. Chrin Gallery, Sigal Museum, Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society. Guest curated by Claudia Volpe, Director of the Petrucci Family Foundation, Another American’s Autobiography: Selections from the Petrucci Family Foundation’s Collection of African American Art...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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