Disney is often credited for creating the most noteworthy animated movies in the film industry. A company with hundreds of thousands of employees, Disney has released several dozens of movies since it was first founded in the early 1900s. But despite Disney’s captivating fairy tales and charming animated characters, the company has had its fair share of failures.
May 25th marks a full year since the killing of George Floyd. Last month, a long-awaited conviction against police officer Derek Chauvin was announced. Guilty on all three counts. Let’s talk about it.
The Race Matters column spoke to WW-P students about their experiences with stereotypes and assumptions in the classroom. Here’s what they had to say.
For the past two months, student leaders and volunteers from North and South have been preparing a series of events for May’s Pan-Asian American History Month, a celebration intended to recognize the history, achievements, and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders.
More than a year after the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States, hate crimes against East Asian Americans remain a grim reality.
Here are the Race Matters column’s picks for the month of April, all written by POC authors!
For decades, the concept of white superiority has been made abundantly clear to people of color. Racial bias permeates the most basic foundations of our country: from our criminal justice system to corporate America to educational institutions. But who can be racist? And who can be a victim of racism?
During the month of February, the students and faculty of High School North and High School South worked to construct presentations, interactive activities, and guest speaker panels to address various subjects surrounding Black history and identity.
If Chadwick Boseman were still alive, he would have been able to relish his status as one of the greatest actors of our generation. When he left us last August, his short but prolific career was remarkable enough for us to remember him that way.
For much of his career, Mr. Anthony Jones, WW-P’s new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator, has focused on amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities and groups. In the last several months, that goal has become especially relevant in the WW-P community.
The Knightly News is highlighting nine Black and African Americans across various fields who have broken barriers and distinguished themselves through their lives and careers.
These dismissive excuses only serve one purpose: to uphold white supremacy by diminishing the reality of what this act of anti-Asian violence really was—a hate crime.
District administrators have begun many conversations to reevaluate the way they educate students about race, and they, along with other members of the community, have already taken steps to address these issues. However, the work has only just begun.