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Review: Descendants of American Slaves

Ongoing events at Ferguson, MO have called attention to unrest that is at the heart of our beloved America.  It is not a situation that arose from outside influence; it was born and bred right here in America.  It was predictable. Economic injustice breeds un-ease and unrest wherever it is permitted to flourish. Read more.

 

Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur in Classroom

Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur in Classroom is the headline of an article in www.nbcchicago.com that was published on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The article states that four 13-year-old students at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream say they were in a social studies class working on a project about the Cold War last Wednesday when a substitute teacher approached them and called them “African American.”  The students objected to being called African Americans because neither was from Africa.  Allegedly, the teacher’s comments went downhill, and contained what is considered racial slurs. Read more.