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News that a Black child was suspended for staring at a White classmate highlights an age-old debate about race, as well as the underlying notion of discrimination in schools when it comes to non-White students.

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Florida teen Kiera Wilmot, 16, deserved some good news after being the target of a racist legal system, arrested and expelled for causing a small…

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In her first national interview since learning that she would not be charged for a science project gone wrong, 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot talks with commentator Roland Martin and the Tom Joyner Morning Show crew about her future, the fears she has developed since the incident and what’s next for her future. She was joined by […]

After educators, scientists and concerned people on social media spoke out in support of Kiera Wilmot, 16,  the student at Florida’s Bartow High School who…

Assistant State Attorney Tammy Glotfelty, who advised Officer Gregory Rhoden to charge 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot with a felony, has some explaining to do. Just days…

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Look, what happened to Kiera Wilmot occurred in the state of Florida. Should we REALLY be surprised? What happened to Wilmot? Oh, she got expelled from Bartow High School in some jerkwater town called Bartow, Fla. And arrested. And led from school in handcuffs. So Wilmot must have attacked a teacher and cleaned his or […]

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Roland Martin details a strange case where a 16-year-old high school student named Kiera Wilmot has been charged with a felony and expelled from school over a science experiment.

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Kiera Wilmot, 16, is by all known accounts an excellent student with impeccable behavior. She is also — now — a marked woman who will be tried as an adult for discharging a weapon on school grounds in what was allegedly a bungled science experiment,” reports WSTB.com. On the morning of Monday, April 20,  Wilmot mixed […]