A Texas middle school is being criticized for failing to take the opportunity to properly handle racism in its student body by a parent. Robert Ranco, a civil rights attorney, says that his 12-year-old daughter was subject to multiple instances of racial harassment by her classmates and the school responded with a half-measure. Ranco told Huff Post that his daughter was called an ape and was subject to being whipped with garbage at Tippit Middle School. He found out about the first incident when she text him with a question.
Given his young age, the circumstances of his death and, now, the context surrounding it, Gabriel Taye’s death is the kind that sticks with you. In January, the 8-year-old was found dead after he hanged himself with his necktie in his Cincinnati home, reports CNN.
School officials have now released a 24-minute video that captures an incident Taye was involved in days before that impacts the conversation of what led to his death.
On Friday, a group of students in New York attacked two of their peers while yelling “Ebola” at the brothers who had recently returned from Senegal.
The New York Department of Education confirmed the incident occurred. The boys were pushed and shoved.
A video showing a mentally ill man being physically attacked by a group of teenagers has gone viral.
The video, which has been circulating around YouTube, sparked outrage in the form of a Twitter campaign, #JusticeforCoran, created in hopes of raising awareness of the crime.
According to a recent report, kids who are victims of bullying have worse mental and physical health, more symptoms of depression and lower self-worth.
As time progresses, the symptoms become more prevalent.
An NFL-ordered probe has revealed that Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was subjected to ongoing racist harassment that included vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three teammates.
A Maryland girl was beaten unconscious by at least four classmates Tuesday morning.
The 7-year-old was assaulted during recess at Thomas Claggett Elementary School in District Height.
Jamie Kapp, 19, understands that many people don’t get institutionalized racism. So the teen created a comic strip to break down white privilege.
The cartoon was effective, but Kapp was shocked to learn that she had become a victim of bullying, death threats and hate mail because of her efforts.
Kapp ended up shutting her blog down, but not before posting the following response.
Suspended Miami Dolphins player Richie Incognito says that his actions against former teammate Jonathan Martin “were coming from a place of love.”
Martin walked away from the NFL team amid charges of being bullied by Incognito.
During an interview with Fox’s Jay Glazer, Incognito addressed the voicemails he allegedly left on Martin’s phone referring to him as a racial epithet.