Racism Got You Stressed? That May Be Holding Kids Back at School, Too – Benjamin Ryan / The Nation

education_segregation_ap_img-jpgreNew research suggests the experience of bias alters our hormones in ways that widen the academic achievement gap.

An onslaught of videos depicting African Americans shot and killed by the police. A Republican presidential candidate who launches his campaign by hurling invective about the supposed depravity of Mexican immigrants and then charges toward the White House with the aid of racist dog whistles. Alt-right power players staking a claim to Donald Trump’s kingdom of bluster and bombast as a resurgent white-supremacist movement, finding a happy home in the Twitter-sphere, turns cyberbullying into the new burning cross.

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