critical race theory
Ongoing racial reckoning in the post-George Floyd era
February 9, 2023
Vernon Damani Johnson
Commentary: Three years after the Summer of Racial Reckoning, a divided populace still grapples with damaging and sometimes deadly effects of racism, and with how to talk about the issues.
Confrontations, demands for parents’ rights challenge local school boards
March 4, 2022
Impassioned conversations are occurring nationwide as sometimes large groups of parents show up at once sparsely attended school board meetings — including in Whatcom County — with local issues including COVID-19 mask mandates, critical race theory and sexual health education.