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What can you do to fight racism in your community? These young activists have some ideas.

Original post made on Aug 7, 2020

Three young Black women expressed on a virtual panel Thursday a mix of optimism and pessimism, motivation and anger about the roles they've assumed as activists for racial and social justice.

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Posted by Curious
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Aug 7, 2020 at 12:26 pm

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I'm curious: Why no high school in East Palo Alto so the kids of color can have their own school to call their own and have pride and then don't have to feel uncomfortable?

What happened with Ravenswood High School?

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Posted by Hinrich
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 11, 2020 at 1:53 pm

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People should not be exploiting or marketing race. Public policy based on skin color is wrong - we should all know that by now. Teachers and activists who push race-based curricula are pushing a new form of racism in the name of 'fixing' society. To 'fix' society, everyone needs to treat all people as fellow humans - not by their skin color, faith, country of origin, etc. - a colorless society. Young blacks should not be misled and misinformed - as they are - that the society and opportunities of today are those of the past. To the extent that all young people work towards recognizing theirs and others humanity and not their skin color, we will all be better off.

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