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Students at UT-Austin sue to get school to stop playing ‘The Eyes of Texas’ song

'The Eyes of Texas' is traditionally played at Longhorns football games, but several student athletes and marching band members protested the song at games last fall

A group of University of Texas at Austin students are suing the school for creating a ‘hostile environment’ by forcing members of its marching band to play in a separate group because they refuse to play the school’s spirit song, ‘The Eyes of Texas’, at football games.   ‘The Eyes of Texas’ was first sung in 1903…

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UNC donors call school ‘Marxist’ over tenured offer to 1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill donors accused the Board of Trustees of 'allowing Marxism to take root on campus' amid the contentious debate over granting 1619 Project writer Nikole Hannah-Jones (pictured) a tenured professorship, new emails reveal

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill donors accused the Board of Trustees of ‘allowing Marxism to take root on campus’ amid the contentious debate over granting 1619 Project writer Nikole Hannah-Jones a tenured professorship, new emails reveal. Donors criticized the school throughout the course of the months-long debate, as detailed in a trove of hundreds of…

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Leeds city council probes parkin so it can warn school children of its links to the slave trade

The authority is looking into how the traditional ginger cake from Northern England historically includes ingredients, such as sugar, that are 'gained through the triangular slave trade', according to a report (file photo)

Yorkshire puddings! Leeds city council probes local sweet treat parkin so it can warn school children of its links to the slave trade… because it is made with SUGAR Council probing how cake included ingredients that were gained via slave trade It will also review how products such as Yorkshire Tea ‘are reliant on global…

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Father and radio host Ty Smith rages against critical race theory at Illinois school board

Ty Smith, a talk radio host on a conservative Bloomington, Illinois station, gave an impassioned speech against Critical Race Theory at a June 9 meeting of District 87 of Bloomington Public Schools. CRT is not taught in the school district, but activists flocked to the meeting to speak out against the controversial educational program

A conservative radio show host has gone viral after he dramatically denounced Critical Race Theory at a meeting of an Illinois school board. Ty Smith, host of Cancel This on Cities 92.9 and star of a popular YouTube channel, appeared at the June 9 meeting. The Bloomington Public School area, District 87, does not teach Critical…

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Minnesota girl, 9, slams school board over BLM posters displayed in her school

Nine-year-old Novalee addressed the Lakeview School Board in Minnesota, rebuking the team for ruling on May 25 - the anniversary of George Floyd's death - that political posters were not allowed, and then putting them up themselves

A nine year old girl in Minnesota has gone viral after she berated her school board for banning political posters from campuses, yet displaying Black Lives Matter images on the wall. The student, who gave her name only as Novalee, spoke at the Lakeville Area School Board meeting on June 8. Lakeville is a suburb…

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Calgary high school pauses yearbook distribution after concerns about pages focused on Black students – Calgary

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

A south Calgary high school has paused the distribution of this year’s yearbook after concerns were raised over two pages that featured Black students. The last days of school at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School have students and parents talking about two collage pages, featuring pictures of Black students with the caption “JCS Black students represent influence.”…

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Strong majority support a national day of remembrance for residential school victims: survey

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

A strong majority of Canadians support the idea of a national day of remembrance for victims of residential schools, a new survey suggests. The discovery of the remains of 215 children in an unmarked burial site at the Kamloops Indian Residential School has served as a wake-up call to many Canadians, a new Ipsos survey…

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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Guelph’s public school board has voted to remove police resource officers from its schools. Trustees with the Upper Grand District School Board made the decision in an unanimous vote and approved several recommendations during a meeting on Tuesday night. Read more: York Region District School Board pulls police officers from public schools The program first…

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Now we must shatter the tyranny of the woke mob, writes school co-founder KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH CBE 

KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH

KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH Yesterday’s landmark report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities caused a sensation. Commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests last summer, and led by a panel of distinguished experts from a range of fields, it concludes that Britain is a model of a successful multi-ethnic society: a…

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Mississippi school slammed after telling students to ‘pretend you are a slave’

Purvis Middle School in Mississippi has been blasted after setting an 'extremely tone deaf' 'slave letter writing' assignment (pictured) to one of its classes

Mississippi school sparks fury after telling eighth graders to ‘pretend you’re a slave on a plantation’ and ‘write a letter to your family back in Africa’ as part of ‘tone deaf’ assignment Eighth graders at Purvis Middle School were set task a to pretend to be slaves The pupils were set a writing task to…

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Elite girls’ boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

Elite girls' boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

A private girls’ boarding school has rewritten its history syllabus in order to challenge the ‘white western narrative’ following the Black Lives Matter movement.  Roedean School, near Brighton in East Sussex, it set to move history classes away from Britain’s ‘island story’ and instead teach students about world events in a wider context. Pupils aged 11…

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Prince Andrew students walk out of class to protest racism within Nova Scotia school system – Halifax

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Dozens of students at Dartmouth’s Prince Andrew High School walked out of class on Monday to protest racist behaviour in the halls and a lack of curriculum on Black history and culture. The “Black Minds Matter” walkout was staged two weeks after a white student distributed content on Snapchat containing explicit and racist language, including…

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Dartford Grammar School for Girls bans pupils from wearing Black Lives Matter facemasks

Pupils at Dartford Grammar School in Kent, pictured, have been told they must not wear face masks bearing the Black Lives Matter logo

Dartford Grammar School for Girls bans pupils from wearing Black Lives Matter facemasks after they hold protest against decision not to stage assembly on the movement Students of Dartford Grammar School for Girls must wear plain face coverings The rule was introduced after some students wore ‘Black Lives Matter’ masks Parent Angela Wood, whose daughter…

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Walkout set for Thursday after Calgary Catholic School District teacher uses N-word in video: BLM – Calgary

Walkout set for Thursday after Calgary Catholic School District teacher uses N-word in video: BLM - Calgary

Students have planned a school walkout on Thursday to draw attention to alleged recent racist incidents inside Calgary Catholic School District classrooms and demonstrate against systemic racism in the education system. As students stand in solidarity with peers across the city, the goal is to create a safer learning environment for all youth. Read more:…

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