Hines-Foster, who is Black, said she has experienced many instances of racism during her years at the school and has been called the N-word by fellow students. In one case, the perpetrator was only required to write an essay about the origin of the word. … [Read more...] about San Francisco’s elite Lowell High School reeling from slurs, pornography during anti-racism lesson
“This incident is unfortunately not an isolated one and is an indication of the deeper problems our District must address,” said López. “In 2016, students staged a walkout after the administration failed to address racist imagery posted in the school. Their demand remains unmet five years later. This past fall, we witnessed more of this behavior, a Black student leader was shouted down while making comments during a Board meeting and later targeted with threats and hate speech online.” … [Read more...] about Racist, Anti-Semitic Messages Interrupt Anti-Racism Lesson At San Francisco’s Lowell High School
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Sebelius said she was “concerned that I knew enough about the investigation” into Menendez’s actions that she “didn’t want to open the door to any inappropriate discussion” during their meeting. But HHS attorneys assured her that she could meet with Menendez, and she said she told the senator the dispute was being handled by an outside administrative review board. … [Read more...] about Menendez Attorneys Introduce Political Spin to Legal System With Claim DOJ Prosecutor ‘Presented False Testimony’ to Grand Jury
Presidential historian and author Elaine Kamarck wrote “Why Presidents Fail,” and she has a lot to say about Donald Trump. She talks to Joe Garofoli about the former president and what she expects from President Biden on the “It’s All Political” podcast. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Is the Bay Area enforcing virus dining restrictions?