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A New Year; Same Old Story in Wake County

By Jason Langberg “This incident is more about how little this officer, and so many officers around the country, value black bodies, black health, black safety and security.” – Shaun King, NY Daily News, Jan. 4, 2017 Earlier this week,

Posted in Criminal Justice, Disparities, Education

New Youth Justice Resource: Racial Equity Report Cards

By Peggy Nicholson For many of the students heading back to school this week, a new school year is an exciting time, filled with new outfits, new teachers, and new schedules. Unfortunately, for many students of color, a new school

Posted in Disparities, Education, Juvenile Justice

Reducing Disparities and Promoting Equity in School Discipline

By Jason Langberg The State Constitution and U.S. Constitution guarantee students in North Carolina public schools equal protection under of the laws. Moreover, under federal civil rights laws, North Carolina public school students have a right to be free from

Posted in Disparities