In a fiery meeting, some parents accused school officials of being child abusers.
Brooke Leigh Howard is a reporter focusing on race and identity for The Daily Beast.
The Fresno school’s lame effort to respond to the racism backfired, too.
They admitted they haven’t actually read the entire novel themselves.
“How to tell people you are racist without saying it,” one community member responded.
An investigation found school officials failed to respond appropriately to racist and homophobic behaviour by hockey players.
Community members stormed a school board meeting to address the email decrying library books about race and sexuality.
“I think it would be interesting for a former president’s wife to know what’s going on at her school,” Phyllis Gant, a member of the local NAACP chapter, said.
Social media posts of a presentation comparing slavery and women’s suffrage to animal cruelty ignited controversy, forcing an Ohio school district to weigh in.
Alease Lee told Colorado Gov. Jared Polis in a recent letter that she was “traumatized” by the racism she encountered at a Vail conference earlier this month.