School Says Story That Principal Cut Off Student’s Locs Is ‘Total Fabrication’; Won’t Discipline Staff

After a mother in Jones County, Miss., wrote a viral Facebook post Tuesday claiming that her son’s elementary school principal called him into the office and chopped off his locs, school officials launched an investigation into the matter, reviewing security-camera footage and interviewing administrators, staff and…

The Gun Laws Moving Forward in the Florida Legislature Could Make Schools Especially Dangerous for Students of Color

On Monday, during an intense state Senate committee hearing on gun control, Florida lawmakers struck down a ban on assault rifles and approved an amendment allowing educators to carry firearms in school. Speaking on the floor during the session, Florida state Sen. Oscar Braynon told the room that “the talk” he gave…

NYC Investigates Principal Who Barred Black History Month Lessons From Being Taught at Her Middle School: Report

The New York City Department of Education is investigating a white middle school principal in the city’s Bronx borough for racially hostile actions against staff and students of color. The most incendiary charge: that Principal Patricia Catania barred Black History Month lessons from being taught to the students of…

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