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Parents in the North Scott District expressed concern over some of the materials available to their middle school students through the Google Drive/Canvas account.

Students can find a link to an online library called “Gale.”

Step 1: Click on “library.”

Step 2: Login.

Step 3: Browse all topics.

Step 4: Click on racism.

Step 5: Check out the “resources.”


*Black Lives Matter – Black Lives Matter is an activist movement that campaigns against police brutality and institutional racism. Institutional racism is a form of racial bias that has become accepted as normal behavior within a society.

*Police brutality.

*Built on a Foundation of White Supremacy.

*Janelle Monae’s Film ‘Antebellum’ Shows the Horrors of Systemic Racism and White Supremacy; “We’re in the middle of a revolution. We’re in the middle of a reckoning.”

*Extremism Watchers Raise Concerns Over Trump Failing to Condemn White Supremacy.”

*Overdue reckoning with white supremacy.

*Why white supremacy is actually killing white people.

“There’s so much of it on there it’s blatant and overwhelming,” one parent told The Iowa Standard. “Personally, I don’t see how this is ever going to end now that it has started.”

Author: Jacob Hall