A Difference of Reality

A Difference of Reality

Children from disadvantaged households and violent neighborhoods often do less well in school than peers from more economically comfortable backgrounds. Researchers have documented this repeatedly – in studies of individual children and through comparisons of schools, districts, states, and nations. Savage inequalities describe the striking differences between public schools serving students of color in urban […]

2 Killed in Walmart Shooting in Southaven, Mississippi

2 Killed in Walmart Shooting in Southaven, Mississippi

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, two people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi. It has been reported by Southaven Police Chief Macon Moore that a former employee was in custody for the shooting. During a mid-morning press conference, Moore stated that the suspect had been shot twice when confronted by […]

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