Tag: civil rights

Minority Students Face Harsher Punishments than Whites

Posted on March 12, 2012 | No Comments

More than 70% of students involved in school-related arrests or cases referred to law enforcement were Hispanic or African-American. A report that will be released Education Department Tuesday raises questions on the severity of treatment minorities receive when facing disciplinary action. Black students are more than three times as likely as their white peers to be suspended or expelled.

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Kentucky Overturns Decision on Interracial Marriage

Posted on December 6, 2011 | No Comments

Gulnare Free Will Baptist church in Kentucky overturned a decision that barred mixed-race couples from membership, the Huffington Post reports. This decision comes amid an outcry of racial injustice.
The church overturned the decision Sunday, saying that it welcomes all believers

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