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Study: More Than 1 Million Black Students Suspended, Majority Coming From Southern States

A new study finds that more than 1 million black students were suspended during the 2011-2012 academic year, with a majority of those suspensions coming in southern states.

08/26/2015

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White Student Wanted To Kill Blacks…Used Sandy Hook School Shootings As Inspiration

Teenage white supremacist student, Derek Shrout was arrested in Alabama after a teacher discovered a journal detailing his plan to attack his school with homemade explosives. Officials say that the journal also included the names […]

WAOK-AM–01/08/2013

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WAOK WANTS TO KNOW: Are Black Students Better Off With Black Teachers?

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we talked about a recent national study that revealed that African American students are punished in schools at rate higher that white students.  In addition, black students have been […]

WAOK-AM–03/09/2012