Tag: Civil Rights

Learning From Our Past

By Guest Blogger Robert Thornton The impending inauguration of a new president has generated significant buzz and dialogue related to our city and what the future holds for its residents. As we move to close the chapter on one of the most contentious presidential campaigns in memory, we have an unparalleled opportunity to learn from our past as we work…

Trump’s New Education Secretary Will Inherit a Growing Number of Civil Rights Complaints

The US Department of Education’s overburdened Office of Civil Rights must be sweating as they face leadership changes in both their department and in the White House. Especially when that new leadership will come from Donald Trump’s pool of people not terribly concerned with civil rights. To be fair, we don’t know what Trump or Betsy DeVos (his education secretary)…

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