Boys of color face tough road in schools, United Way finds

Columbus Dispatch  Black students are three times more likely to be expelled from school than white students, according to a report by the United Way of Central Ohio. The 2015 Champion of Children report, discussed at the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Wednesday afternoon, was compiled by the United Way, Community Research Partners and the Kirwan … Continue reading »

Boys of color face tough road in schools, United Way finds

South Side program to prepare at-risk boys for success

Columbus Dispatch A group of young, black South Side students will have more opportunities to succeed in school and in life under a program the Franklin County commissioners approved yesterday. The commissioners agreed to spend $320,000 to underwrite the initiative. It is federal money earmarked to help poor families. The program is led by the … Continue reading »

South Side program to prepare at-risk boys for success

Why there will be another Trayvon

Al Jazeera Yet years of brain research tells us that much bias is actually unconscious — known as implicit bias — and perpetuated in hidden ways that are often enabled by seemingly race-neutral choices. A 2012 study used patient vignettes to examine the role of implicit bias among pediatricians. Those doctors with higher levels of … Continue reading »

Why there will be another Trayvon