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Breaking down the system: Racism in education

Breaking down the system: Racism in education

Meghan Jacob, Zelia Lerch, and Mia Schrift

September 28, 2020

As the only Black teacher on campus, science teacher Gillian Moberg has had to deal with racist remarks and actions made against her from students. Before the current administration, about four years ago, a student decided to draw swastikas on Moberg’s desk, and she was able to find out which of he...

Breaking down the system: Racist policing

Joshua and Kevin Sterling pose for a photo at Dawn Davis’ house. After his mother and father made fun of his birth stone necklace, Joshua decided to wear it on his head. Photo courtesy of Joshua Sterling

Alexis Mesa, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2020

In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in late May, Black parents had to once again confront a harrowing truth: Their child’s name could be the next featured in a tragic headline.  To avoid the same pain that struck the families of Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Elijah McClain, Dawn Davis and K...

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