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    For Trans People, The united states Has Grow to be A Position To Flee From

    The textual content from a dependable pal in the transgender community, another person I have recognized considering the fact that just before either of us came out, was direct and succinct: She and her household are fleeing the United States. She mentioned the Supreme Court’s conclusion to overturn Roe v. Wade signaled the time to run experienced come, primarily given all the playing cards currently stacked from us: laws and policies outlawing gender-affirming treatment and banning trans pupil athletes from athletics, lawmakers at the time yet again targeting our use of public bogs, and a new poll showing that most Americans feel we are not seriously the gender we say…

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    In The American Public Education System, Black Children Are The New Cotton

    W.E.B. Du Bois warned us in 1935 that turning Black children over to white America for their daily education risked making them “doormats to be spit and trampled upon and lied to by ignorant social climbers whose sole claim to superiority is the ability to kick ‘niggers’ when they are down.” We didn’t listen. More than a century later, the majority of Black children sit in classrooms with mostly white teachers who think very little of their potential and humanity. Years ago, civil rights leader Julian Bond told us, “violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving six years’ worth of education.” The six out of…

  • The Profit Of Violence | HuffPost Opinion

    The Profit Of Violence | HuffPost Opinion

    Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, a friend sent me a link to a bulletproof backpack insert and a three-page document from the manufacturer. The document offers information about “Training Our Kids for the Next School Shooter.” It shows an image of a school-aged girl in four different poses, demonstrating the many ways a child could use the ballistic insert to shield themselves from the wrath of a crazed gunman. The document lists some do’s and don’ts in the event of an active shooter. Do: find cover, conceal yourself, present a small target, and call or text for help. Do not: carry anything while running, hide in the…