Fightin’ Whites of Neshaminy Still Intent on Indigenous Erasure

By Ryan Cook
The decades-long fight to end the use of Native American “themed” mascots continues on in Bucks County. In the wake of the Washington NFL team’s decision to finally retire the slur “R******s”, the Fightin’ Whites of the Neshaminy School Board have been savagely battling to preserve their long history of white supremacy, colonialism and systemic racism. Continue reading Fightin’ Whites of Neshaminy Still Intent on Indigenous Erasure

A Vigil for Justice

By Mike Wood One year to the day after George Floyd’s murder, people across the nation and around the world gathered together for vigils. Here in lower Bucks County, one of those services was held in his honor, organized by members of Freedom Neighborhood One, and No More Pain, Inc. A diverse crowd gathered around the statue of Harriet Tubman in Bristol both to remember … Continue reading A Vigil for Justice

Enough is Enough: Protest for Black, Brown and Queer Lives Held in April

Content warning for mentions of racist violence by police/community members, tranpshobia, homophobia, reclaimed slur for LGBTQIA+ people B (they/them) On a cold and rainy Friday afternoon on April 16th, 2021 at the Vietnam War Memorial in Doylestown, 10 to 12 people gathered masked and distanced to take up space and protest the unjust police murders of Black and Brown youth Adam Toledo and Daunte Wright.   … Continue reading Enough is Enough: Protest for Black, Brown and Queer Lives Held in April

How the State Education Funding System Disadvantages Bensalem and Students of Color

By Vincent Montoya-Armanios Advocates of reparations, affirmative action, and policies that aim to rectify racial inequality more broadly run up against a common (and typically bad-faith) question: legal segregation is over, we have the Civil Rights Act, so what justifies special privileges for the Black community? Pennsylvania’s educational funding scheme is one example of a systemic barrier to Black success—but it’s complicated. Since 1992, Pennsylvania … Continue reading How the State Education Funding System Disadvantages Bensalem and Students of Color