USC welcomed professor and anti-racism activist, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi as a keynote speaker for the fifth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week on Wednesday. Dr. Kendi was joined by USC Gould School of Law Professor Camille Gear Rich for a conversation on anti-racism and accountability.
The Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously voted to cut one-third of LAUSD officers in schools and reallocate funding to support Black students on Feb. 16. The new plan, called the Black Student Achievement Plan, will create new resources for Black students’ education and safety.
Students with disabilities have been getting the short end of the stick since before the pandemic started. However, due to the abrupt switch to remote learning, school districts are struggling to follow through with the services students are required by law to receive. So, families with special needs children are hiring attorneys to advocate for their children both in and out of the classroom.