Governor Brown has done it again. He has proposed in the state budget to close the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) once and for all . The DJJ drains much-needed funds from our schools and vital community programs that would help California thrive. The youth prison system promotes violence and re...
Gene Marks, author of the recent “If I were a Poor Black Kid” article in Forbes, seems to think that all that poor Black kids need to do differently to succeed is “be smart enough to go for it.” But if the only answer for poor youth is to be the exception to the rule, why aren't we then looking at...