Dr. K. Stanley Brooks

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Still hanging: reflections of the Washburn hate crime



By Dr. K. Stanley Brooks

Guest Commentator


Do the lives of people of color have value in Minnesota or our country as a whole? The question stems from the substantial daily amount of psychological and physical violence and intense force in their direction. Violence in the United States is undoubtedly a characteristic of the “American” way of life. The narrative of how relevant this characteristic of violence has been in the lives of people of color is disregarded in many settings, especially schools. Children often reflect the racial unresolved issues of the elders, the adults. Continue Reading →

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