Civil Rights & Social Justice

A Black middle school student in suburban Boston was called the N-word by classmates without the school responding, a federal complaint says.

The Iowa school employee was placed on leave.

An Iowa school didn't protect a Black middle school student from racial harassment.

Race Matters

The optics are damning from this clip allegedly recorded at Tennessee State University.

Race Matters

The Kankakee School Board voted to fire John Donovan, the teacher who called a Black student the n-word and allegedly threw a book at him.

Race Matters

A white high school teacher in Illinois wasn't fired despite video evidence of his racism.

Police Brutality

High School student Tauris Sledge is facing criminal charges in Tennessee through no apparent fault of his own, according to viral video footage.

Community colleges are essential to the futures of many Black Americans.

Race Matters

A middle school student sent the N-word shaped like a swastika to a Black classmate in Colorado.


The Texas Association of School Boards agreed to resolve a lawsuit by paying $90,000 to a Black Houston area student who said she was harassed and bullied by her teachers for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Race Matters

A 15-year-old freshman at Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, Louisiana, was arrested Tuesday on battery and hate crime charges for throwing cotton balls at a Black student then whipping him with his belt.