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Letter to the Editor: Don't punish the ignorant, educate them instead

The Newtonite April 12, 2016

Dear Editor, I went to a meeting [last week] at town hall to discuss moving forward from the recent incidents of racism and anti-semitism around Newton (and about how to deal with prejudice and hate in...

Courtesy of David Mapes-Frances

Leadership class discusses feminism, racism

Lucy Lu November 4, 2015

by Lucy Lu Students of the leadership class discussed the bathroom posters posted last week by the Feminism Club and Dialogues on Race G-block yesterday. Led by English teachers Peter Goddard and Michelle...

North students attended tonights protest in Boston. Photo courtesy of Naz Knight.

Students take action in response to Ferguson, last night's verdict

The Newtonite November 25, 2014

Updated 10:30 p.m. 11/25 with information on student involvement in the protest and 10:45 a.m. 11/26 with Brock quotes. by Leah Budson Last night, a St. Louis county grand jury decided not to indict...

Column: Eliminate prejudices, violent stigma surrounding 'thug image'

The Newtonite September 8, 2014

by Peter Diamond There is an undeniable racial achievement gap in this school. Honors and AP classes almost all have a white majority, and despite its core value of diversity and programs dedicated to...

Students, faculty discuss Trayvon Martin case

The Newtonite April 23, 2012

by Samantha Libraty Students around the nation, including students at this school, have decided to speak up on behalf of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African-American student who was killed on the night...

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