Racial Equality
Grade 5

Misinformation and Racism in Schools

Good Evening, my name is Chiamaka Ogbonnaya. I am a scholar at E.L. Haynes and I am in 5th grade. My discussion here is about Racism in Schools and the Misinformation that fuels its rise. One may well ask, what is racism and how does it affect students in our schools? Well, the definition of […]

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Mental Health
Grade 10

Mental Health in the Black Community

According to the US Census Bureau’s 2017 data, approximately 325.7 million people live in America, and an estimated 47.4 million of those people are African American. Black people make up about 14 percent of the population and 16 percent have a diagnosable mental illness (NAMI). Yet not only is there a stigma around mental illness […]

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