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  • March 27School Committee Meeting: March 30 at 6:00 PM in the Walsh School Committee Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall.

  • March 27 Brookline High School Dance Marathon for Boston Children’s Hospital: April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Brookline Teen Center.

  • March 27College panel for students with learning differences will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 pm in the MLK room

Students seek change in second atrium sit-in

Students seek change in second atrium sit-in

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
January 29
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Senior Donnaya Brown once again helped facilitate a sit-in event that was a continuation of a similar event last week. According to Brown, this week the focus is on getting feedback from students about the change that they hope to see at the high school.

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Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor
January 22
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Dozens of students, teachers and administrators crowded the atrium in response to a protest started by senior Donnaya Brown at the beginning of C-block on Friday, Jan. 22. Brown was calling for action on issues of race and equality as opposed to conversation.

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Senior calls for action on race and equality in protest

Senior calls for action on race and equality in protest

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor
January 22
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Senior Donnaya Brown sits in protest in the atrium with juniors KeiAntey Gamble and Destiny David. Photo by Kendall McGowan/Sagamore staff.

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EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Brookline police officers and Police Chief on racial discrimination investigations

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Brookline police officers and Police Chief on racial discrimination investigations

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor
January 22
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase

Q & A with police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun and Police Chief Daniel O'Leary. The following interviews have been condensed and edited for grammar and clarity.

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MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

Jake Brodsky and Chris Bell
January 21
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

By channeling the former leader of the civil rights movement, speakers challenged the audience on how they would deal with racial issues, both in Brookline and around the country.

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Racial Awareness class garners mixed reactions from sophomore students

Racial Awareness class garners mixed reactions from sophomore students

Valentina Rojas, Writing Editor
January 21
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Juniors and seniors are offered a multitude of classes centered around diversity, but many of these classes do not solely center on race conversations and they are not offered to underclassmen. However, this year there is a new option available for underclassmen interested in discussing racial issues. ...

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor
January 14
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Steps to Success adviser Dan Arroyo “I grew up facing a lot of different racial terms, situations and if anybody has some shade on their skin, they know what I’m talking about. For all my allies and friends who are White, caucasian, any other color you want to speak about, you’ll never know wha...

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Maya Morris, Photographer
January 13
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase, Video

Brookline residents came to Town Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 12th to protest in support of police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun. Protestors demanded that the officers be given paid administrative leave during the investigation into their file for racial discrimination in the Brooklin...

Peeps on the Street: Community reacts to second advisory lesson addressing race

Peeps on the Street: Community reacts to second advisory lesson addressing race

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor
January 13
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

On Tuesday, Jan. 12 all advisories participated in a second lesson addressing race.

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Students involved in Back to School Night altercation respond to Town’s report

Students involved in Back to School Night altercation respond to Town’s report

Izzy Meyers and Haley Bayne
January 12
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase

We sat down with some of the students involved in the altercation and asked them to read over the Town's Summary of Findings of the altercation that occurred on Oct.15. Here is what they had to say.

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Race Reels event features local connection

Race Reels event features local connection

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor
January 11
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Race Reels, Showcase

A standing-room-only crowd showed up for the Race Reels movie night held in the MLK room on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The featured movie was Identity Crisis, a documentary made by Spencer Brown ‘14 about his and some of his classmates’ experiences growing up biracial in Brookline. Brown attended the event...

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