The Skanner News Update March 8, 2012
March 08, 2012
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Suspensions and Expulsions of Black Students: The School to Prison Pipeline
In its six-month investigation into the School to Prison Pipeline, The Skanner News has collected reports, statistics, interviews and video documenting the growing movement by families and communities to keep their kids in school and on track. … To read the whole story click here
Are the Unions Opening Their Ranks?
Carpenters want to seize the high ground but trust is slow to build… For all the information click here
Urban League: Voting Laws Threaten Equality Gains
Group’s “Occupy the Vote” effort aims to counteract new state laws that could make it harder for minorities to cast ballots… To check the details click here
Book Review: 'Lessons from Life Bible -- Personal Reflections with Jimmy Carter'
The Good Book annotated by a former president who probably would prefer to be remembered as a selfless servant of God… To read all about it click here
Romney’s Foot-in-Mouth Disease
Saying even metaphorically that you want to hang a Black man, in this case the president of the United States, shows appalling insensitivity to this country’s long and ugly history of lynching … To read the whole story click here
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