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Obama Administration Hunts Phantom Classroom Racism

45caliber Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 8:59 AM
One of the local schools ignores black gang activity in the school to prevent federal government accusing them of racism. They will, in fact, punish the victims of the gangs for trying to fight back when they are attacked in an attempt to "keep trouble down on campus". The action is designed to teach all non-blacks to give in to the black gangs so there won't be fighting. It doesn't seem to matter that the black gangs are robbing the other students or causing other problems. As a result the Hispanic and white groups are forced to form their own gangs simply for defense ... which also isn't the best thing. Many parents who can are pulling their kids from the school to home-school. That simply reduces the number of non-black students.
Editors' note: this piece has been adapted from the summer issue of City Journal.

In March 2010, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that his department was “going to reinvigorate civil rights enforcement” in the nation’s schools. What was the pervasive racial injustice that led Mr. Duncan to redouble such efforts? Black elementary and high school students are three and a half times more likely to get suspended or expelled than their white peers, according to federal data.

And so the Departments of Education and Justice have launched a campaign against disproportionate minority discipline rates, which show up in...