Category: Systemic Bigotry

Issues of Poverty

September 25, 2018 1 min to read

Issues of Poverty

Category : Poverty, Systemic Bigotry

Millions of Americans live in poverty. Some are thrown into poverty by illness or unemployment; others live in a seemingly endless cycle of poverty that spans lifetimes and generations. A disproportionate number of children—many of them our students—live in poverty. In 2010, 22 percent of children in the United States lived in p...

7 Ways We Know Systemic Racism Is Real

September 12, 2018 6 min to read

7 Ways We Know Systemic Racism Is Real

Category : Systemic Bigotry

Ever hear someone say something like, “Hey, wow, great news everybody! Racism is over! We fixed it!” They’re genuinely excited that we elected an African-American president. They’ll tell you how the first mainstream black superhero character, Black Panther, just appeared in a big new movie. And by the way, P.K. Subban is a ho...

Living Conditions in Immigration Detention Centers

December 13, 2016 3 min to read

Living Conditions in Immigration Detention Centers

Category : Legal Slavery, Systemic Bigotry

There are more than 180 immigration detention facilities in the United States, usually located far from major cities. Some house several thousand detainees at any one time, mixing aliens who have criminal records with others who don’t. Here’s an overview of what else to expect. Physical Surroundings Men and women are housed s...

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