Belle Chesler is a visual arts teacher in Beaverton, Oregon.
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Students as Teachers: Facing the World Adults Are Wrecking
During the first week of May 1963, more than 800 African-American students walked out of their classrooms and into the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, to call for an end to segregation. Despite frequent arrests and having dogs and high-pressure firehoses turned on them, they kept marching. Their...
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Will an AR-15 Succeed Where the American Dream Failed?
“It was no surprise to anyone who knew him to hear that he was the shooter.” — Emma Gonzalez , Senior, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Over the past three weeks, the impassioned voices and steadfast demands of the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have resounded across social...