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Am I Really Smart?

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My dad came in and set the stack of mail on the steel black kitchen chair. At the bottom of the pile, I spotted a white envelope with the emblem of my school: a rectangular shield with two lions emblazoned on it. Beneath it there was a Latin phrase, plora qui volet, which translates to […]

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Students of Color Protest an ‘Unrecognized Culture of Bias’

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Last February at Ethical Culture Fieldston, a private school in the Riverdale section of the Bronx which runs from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, a video made a few years ago resurfaced and went viral. In the clip, three apparently intoxicated White male students repeat the phrase “crack n-gger.” The school said it was disciplining the […]

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