Riots. Law and Order. Protest Violence. Public Order. This is the verbiage that has been blasted across news channels over the past two weeks in response to protests over yet another shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, at the hands of police. Instead of united outrage over the deeply imbedded racism in our country … Read more In Support of the Right to Protest
Written by WHS Student (Class of 2023) Adah Nordan For the past 6 months, I have worked with Winchester Student Allies for Native Mascot Change (WSANMC), a group of high school allies aiming to remove and change the Sachem mascot. On Thursday, July 16th, I attended a rally organized by Mass Peace Action, United American Indians … Read more WSANMC, Network Members Attend Rally at State House
We at the Network believe that being actively anti-racist requires working to eliminate the systemic racism so fully embedded in our society, our institutions, our behavior, and our culture that it is like the air we breathe. This work is a herculean and multi-generational process, and no one does it alone. With the path laid … Read more What it Means to be an Anti-Racist: A Call to Action on Mascots
While we know that many of our readers are people of color, some of the suggestions that follow are written with our white readers in mind. This is a time when many in the US are reckoning with our country’s history of systemic racism and its impact on people of color, and individuals are engaging … Read more What Should We Be Doing?
Reports from China concerning the novel coronavirus that has infected over 28,000 people to date, coupled with the climax of a virulent influenza season, have many concerned about the possibility of a pandemic that is facilitated by our increasingly global lifestyle. However, it is vitally important that fear and concern never give way to racism … Read more Network Statement Against Fear-Based Xenophobia