school closings

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

September 10, 2018

Eze and Khalilah sit down with Caryn York, Executive Director of Job Opportunities Task Force, to discuss Baltimore City School closings due to lack of AC, Gov. Hogan’s rhetoric vs. track record, abuse of women of color by the criminal justice system, and how environmentalists and labor unions can jointly address climate change

The Black Disinvestment Crisis Pt 2: School Closings, Food Deserts, and Urban Blight

March 2, 2018

In the second installment in the series TRNN speaks to Racial Justice NOW an Ohio based organization that wants to stop the intentional economic dislocation of its community by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a ‘Horrifying Prospect’ for Public Schools

January 18, 2017

Responding to the DeVos confirmation hearings, award-winning Chicago public school teacher Erika Wozniak says bi-partisan support for school privatization paved the way for Trump’s Education Secretary

Chicago Teachers Strike

September 29, 2016
Public school teacher Sarah Chambers and Jacobin Magazine’s Micah Uetricht say the teachers are fighting against the neoliberal reform agenda

"Mayor 1%" Rahm Emanuel vs. Chicago's 99% Pt. 1

November 21, 2013
TRNN interviews “Mayor 1%” author Kari Lydersen about Rahm Emanuel’s battles with Chicago’s 99% pt 2

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: If Dr. King Was Alive Today He Would Be In The Streets Holding Leaders Accountable

Students and Teachers Defend Education

May 30, 2013
Activists say national union leadership needs to give more support to Black and Latino working class families fighting school closures