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How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)
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How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)

The Black Lives Matter protests of summer 2020 sparked many conversations about systemic racism throughout the United States. The impetus for the protests were, of course, the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmed Arbery and far too many other innocent Black lives at the hands of the police. Countless Americans were taught for

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Across the Mic with Julio Taku - Being a Young Businesswoman
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Across the Mic with Julio Taku – Being a Black Woman at a PWI is Exhausting

This episode, I’m joined by Etlin Flores, creator of the She Is Fierce Project and podcast. She Is Fierce is an online platform geared towards empowering Black women and women of color and highlighting their experiences in predominantly white institutions (PWIs), friendships, relationships and more. On this episode we discuss her experiences at PWIs as

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7 Reads That'll Impact the Way You View Race
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7 Reads That’ll Impact the Way You View Race

Staying informed with what’s going on in the world is just as important as reading up on thought-provoking books that explore issues of race. Incorporating theories that are rooted in Black thought, analytical essays and fiction stories centered on Black narratives into our reading diets gives us a new window to look through when critically

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New Study Shows Lack of Diversity Among Teachers in Long Island Schools
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New Study Shows Lack of Diversity Among Teachers in Long Island Schools

According to a study from Hofstra University that was published in March 2019, results found that although the number of minority students is increasing on Long Island, the amount of minority teachers is at a halt.  From 1990 to 2013, the Black, Hispanic, Asian non Hispanic and other non-caucasian populations have increased while the white

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Hempstead Teen Creates and Teaches ESL Course For the Latinx Community
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Hempstead Teen Creates and Teaches ESL Course For the Latinx Community

One day a young teen nervously walked into the Baldwin-based community center, 3 D’s Aftercare Inc., for an interview, and once she started talking about her desire to help the Latinx community learn English, the nerves melted away and her drive seeped through. “When I asked her what she was passionate about, she started to

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