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Bethune-Cookman University Officials Ought To Be Ashamed Of Themselves

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Bethune-Cookman University, a historically Black university in Daytona Beach, Florida, has invited – and she has accepted – ironically titled Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to be the commencement speaker next week. I’ve read several articles about this because I’ve honestly been trying to understand and what I’ve come up with is that there is no understanding to be had. Why an HBCU would chose to pick a member of Trump’s administration so aggressively hostile towards minority communities and, frankly, actual education, is beyond me.

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Bethune-Cookman University Officials Ought To Be Ashamed Of Themselves

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Bethune-Cookman University, a historically Black university in Daytona Beach, Florida, has invited – and she has accepted – ironically titled Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to be the commencement speaker next week. I’ve read several articles about this because I’ve honestly been trying to understand and what I’ve come up with is that there is no understanding to be had. Why an HBCU would chose to pick a member of Trump’s administration so aggressively hostile towards minority communities and, frankly, actual education, is beyond me.

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http://verysmartbrothas.com/bethune-cookman-ashamed/
I heard on the radio that the president of this HBCU threatened to mail the diplomas to the students if they didn't sit down and stop disrupting that witch's speech!!! Lol
 

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they will be working on overturning all rights.....civil, gay, whatever[/QUOTE/]
I am fine with the destruction of public schools. As black folk integration into that system was one of the worst mistakes we ever made. As far as Afrocentric education goes, that ship has sailed. We must first do simple steps like getting our collective self esteem back. Because if we do not have that, then whatever positive things we are taught as a people will simply be rejected.
Connect the dots between an African centered education and self-esteem! Lol
 

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Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement

Daytona Beach, Florida (CNN)Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced an auditorium of jeering graduates at historically black Bethune-Cookman University as she gave a commencement address Wednesday that students and alumni say she was in no place to deliver.


As she opened her remarks, some students stood and turned their backs to her. At times hecklers drowned out her remarks.

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http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/10/politics/betsy-devos-bethune-cookman-commencement-protest/
 

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Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, defended a school choice agenda, including vouchers, before a House subcommittee on Wednesday.
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Can it get any worse?

WASHINGTON — Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, on Wednesday fiercely defended budget plans to spend $1.4 billion on the Trump administration’s expanded school choice agenda, but refused to say whether her office would withhold funds from private schools that discriminate against students.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/us/politics/betsy-devos-refuses-to-rule-out-giving-funds-to-schools-that-discriminate.html?_r=0
 

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