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Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Jacques Abou-Rizk February 12, 2020
The Graphic Arts program and the Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) collaborated to create signs to advertise Black History Month and Black Culture Day the Friday after break, Feb. 28. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)
Turner addresses incidents of bullying, hate speech at North

Turner addresses incidents of bullying, hate speech at North

Amy Morrill February 7, 2017

by Amy Morrill and Tali Falk-Judson In light of recent anti-Semitic and offensive incidents both online and in our school, principal Henry Turner addressed students and families twice in the past week...

Photo courtesy of Samantha Fredberg

In Brief: Community gathers to address hate speech

The Newtonite April 8, 2016

by Jacob Sims Speyer City officials, community leaders, students and faculty, and residents of Newton met to discuss the recent acts of hate speech within Newton Public Schools and how to prevent future...

Acts of racism, anti-Semitism prompt establishment of student-faculty advisory board

Emily Moss March 19, 2016

by Emily Moss Responding to anti-Semitic chants at Friday’s basketball game, subsequent graffiti earlier this week, and racist comments posted on Facebook prior to Black Culture Day, interim principal...

Editorial: Take action against hate speech

The Newtonite March 15, 2016

The chants of “you killed Jesus” from Catholic Memorial’s fan section at Friday’s basketball game were an unacceptable show of ignorance, bigotry, and disrespect. Such open and blatant anti-Semitism...

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