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Is It Time to End Suspension as the 'Go-To' Punishment in Schools?
Posted on: Jun 23, 2012, Source: Teaching Tolerance
Some schools are finding that promoting positive behavior choices, rather than punishing via suspension, leads to higher graduation rates -- especially among students of color.
Diversity at its Whitest
Posted on: Oct 27, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
A report on U.S. colleges raises the question: How do we talk about diversity when whites are the minority?
Defending Affirmative Action: Tips for Teen Organizers
Posted on: Jun 5, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
The gulf between schools attended by suburban whites and those attended by inner-city minorities is deep, wide and growing. What can youth organizers do about it?
Urban Youth: Writing for Change
Posted on: May 1, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
A youth journalism project in Chicago's public-housing community offers teenagers 15 cents a word to change themselves and the world around them.
Intolerance In a Time of War
Posted on: Mar 27, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
Suspicion, backlash, anger and fear: many marginalized groups, from Arab Americans to peace activists, will feel these emotions in the coming days.
PETA Sparks Outrage with Holocaust Comparison
Posted on: Mar 12, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
PETA's controversial animal rights media campaign juxtaposes images of farm-animal slaughter with the Holocaust.
Sports Slurs: When Words Go Foul
Posted on: Mar 9, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
A new Shaq attack has emerged, one laced with racist undertones -- and he's not alone. It seems that racial, religious and ethnic insensitivity in the sporting world is only getting worse.
Maxim(um) Mis-step: Taking a Jab at Gandhi
Posted on: Jan 23, 2003, Source: Tolerance.org
An attempt at humor by men's magazine Maxim depicts Gandhi being kicked and beaten.
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