One of the Spring Valley High School students arrested last year is raising awareness about girls in the school-to-prison pipeline. Niya Kenny has graduated and now interns for a social justice nonprofit.

By now, everyone knows the story of how a teenager in a South Carolina classroom was pulled out of a chair onto the floor by…


  On Tuesday night, Sheriff Leon Lott indicated that he would do as much by saying “The video is pretty explicit and speaks for itself”…

Here is what you need to know about the case and what it means for students nationwide.

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This really hurts. It appears that the only people out here defending Black women are other Black women. And within that act of defiance, we are punished for our courage. Niya Kenny took the pledge I am my sister’s keeper literally when she stepped in to defend her classmate while she was being dragged across the floor […]

Based on a viral video of Deputy Officer Ben Fields assaulting a Black female high school student, a local sheriff has requested that the SC FBI and the US Justice department intervene for an independent investigation.