Schools & Youth

Crisis on the Campus

by Victor Goode on March 15 2003, 12:00PM

As a famous baseball player once said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” With the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the two University of Michigan affirmative action cases (Grutter v. University of Michigan, the law school case, and Grantz v….

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

One Nation Under Allah

by Russell Reza-'Khaliq Gonzaga on September 15 2002, 12:00PM

It was 1989, shortly after the fall of the Wall, and I was a just a young Filipino American drawn to the underground culture and intensity of Berlin. I had taken to hanging out with Kurdish and Turkish friends while…

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Safety Net Sinking

by Gordon Hurd on June 15 2002, 12:00PM

Race & Recession

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth

Activist Web

by Ryan Pintado-Vertner on March 15 2002, 12:00PM


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Hiding Race

by Daniel HoSang on December 15 2001, 12:00PM

Daniel HoSang traces the rise (and fall?) of yet another racist California initiative.

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Web Watch -

by Ryan Pintado-Vertner on September 15 2001, 12:00PM

This crazy world has my optimism against the ropes. Nothing like several years of nonprofit beggary, free trade everything, cops, and now Dubya the Dumb-Ass to make reality pool in the throat. So when I looked at a pre-release version…

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Vocal Acts

by Jordan Greene on May 15 2001, 12:00PM

A new generation of vocalizers continue the tradition of radical poetry-making.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth

Race File

by Nicole Davis on May 15 2001, 12:00PM

Affirmative Action Foes The folks that brought California the anti-affirmative action Proposition 209 in 1996 are back again. This time, Ward Connerly and the American Civil Rights Coalition are introducing the “Racial Privacy Initiative.” The premise is that race…

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Race File

by Nicole Davis on March 21 2001, 12:00PM

Anti-Miscegenation In the November election, Alabama became the last state in the union to formally lift its ban on interracial marriage, a law that has been unenforceable since 1967. There are an estimated 1,600 interracial couples on Alabama, and the…

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The Voucher Trap

by Tammy Johnson on December 15 2000, 12:00PM

Tammy Johnson says California could learn some lessons from Milwaukee about the racist impact of school vouchers.

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Where Was the Color in Seattle?Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white

by Elizabeth Betita Martinez on March 10 2000, 12:00PM

To the Point….Armed with such knowledge, we can educate and organize people of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

Zero Tolerance: An Interview with Jesse Jackson on Race and School Discipline

by Bob Wing on March 10 2000, 12:00PM

When seven black high school students in a small town in Illinois were expelled, the Reverend Jesse Jackson saw something else going on. Bob Wing and Terry Keleher talk to him about the subtext of Decatur.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

The War on Youth

by Ryan Pintado-Vertner on December 10 1999, 12:00PM

Domestic Militarization — The Wars At Home

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Schoolground or Police State?

by Nicole Davis on December 10 1999, 12:00PM

Domestic Militarization — The Wars At Home

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Out Of Bounds:Don Byron Makes Music Beyond Category-And Gets Away With It

by Makani Themba-Nixon on November 20 1999, 12:00PM

"Certain blacks! Certain blacks do what they wanna…" -Art Ensemble of Chicago

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Books To Move Us

by Michael Omi on November 10 1999, 12:00PM

Big Ideas book review

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With Heart in Hand/Con Corazon En La Mano

by Monica Hern�ndez on October 20 1999, 12:00PM

An Interview with Gloria Anzaldúa

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

On the Wrong Side: Chinese Americans Win Anti-Diversity Settlement - and Lose in the End

by Jeff Chang on May 20 1999, 12:00PM

Chinese Americans Win Anti-Diversity Settlement— and Lose in the End by Jeff ChangBy all accounts, San Francisco’s Lowell High School is one of the nation’s top public high schools. To many, especially Asian Americans, attending the highly competitive magnet school…

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“Educate to Liberate!”: Multiculturalism and the Struggle for Ethnic Studies

by Bob Wing on May 15 1999, 12:00PM

Now that multiculturalism is in vogue, should Ethnic Studies declare victory? ColorLines editor Bob Wing looks at the struggles that have shaped thirty years of Ethnic Studies.

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What Can Be Done?

by Libero Della Piana on March 30 1999, 12:00PM

Race & Education

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