NAACP Advocates for Ethnic Studies in Seattle Public Schools

by Kelsey Hamlin It’s been well documented that Seattle has a problem when it comes to racial gaps in learning, discipline, and opportunities for all of its school children. Some of these systemic issues can be traced all the way back to redlining, Seattle’s historic practice of effectively restricting designated residential areas to certain races. viaContinue reading “NAACP Advocates for Ethnic Studies in Seattle Public Schools”

Students unsatisfied with American Ethnic Studies hiring choices

Last month, the American Ethnic Studies (AES) department hired a new tenure-track faculty member, but AES students were left unsatisfied when one of their favorite lecturers, Terry Scott, did not reach the interview stage for the position. Sera Wang, an AES and political science major, subsequently created a petition arguing that Scott and her credentialsContinue reading “Students unsatisfied with American Ethnic Studies hiring choices”