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Boston Latin School

The Art of Healing

D. R. Tucker | Posted 05.31.2016 | Education
D. R. Tucker

Latin School has been mired in negative news after allegations of racism surfaced, with students of color complaining that administrators were slow to respond to the use of racial epithets at the school. Now one student is trying to make a difference.

The Dispute Over Who Gets to Attend Our Nation's Top Schools | Posted 02.25.2017 | Black Voices

When Boston schools superintendent Tommy Chang reconvened the district's committee meeting last month, he knew it would be unlike any other. But the attention was on two young, African American women, students who attend one of Boston's premier high schools.

A Plan of Action

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.22.2013 | Black Voices
D. R. Tucker

I could not have imagined on Nov. 19, 1998, that within ten years, an African American would be elected president, and my ideological allies would respond with a rhetorical and political assault that made my own attacks on Judge Tauro look polite by comparison.

No More Drama

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.29.2012 | Black Voices
D. R. Tucker

I could spend months detailing my differences with John Derbyshire regarding American race relations. However, one of his observations about politics and race is uncomfortably true.

The Civic Spirit

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.07.2012 | Education
D. R. Tucker

After four years of listening to people insinuate that President Obama is an illegal immigrant from Kenya with a burning desire to implement de facto reparations, I've come to realize that diversity is indeed an essential part of educational development.