Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

Prince George’s School Board Tables Proposal to Remove Police From Schools

The Prince George’s County Board of Education tabled a proposal to remove police officers from schools Thursday evening. “I’m very disappointed that we didn’t have a substantive debate or conversation about this issue,†member Edward Burroughs III said. “This issue is a matter of great importance to our public, and so I thought a thoughtful discourse would have been appropriate.†There…

Racial Justice Protests Revive Debate Over Washington Redskins’ Name

The recent protests over the death of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter revived the decades-old debate over the name of Washington, D.C.’s NFL team. The Washington Redskins participated on twitter in Blackout Tuesday, posting a black square calling for racial equality. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez replied to the Redskins, commenting, “Want to really stand for racial justice? Change your name.†“That…