See Something, Say Something #9

Regular Media Criticism from The Shoestring In a new media column, The Shoestring will reflect on recent local news. [This installment of See Something, Say Something takes place in the Berkshires, focusing on The Berkshire Eagle, the daily paper based in Pittsfield. These entries are slightly longer than our typical entries. --Eds]  Eagle in Flight  … Continue reading See Something, Say Something #9

How Holyoke Students are Organizing to Fight the Dismissal of One of Their Most Beloved Teachers of Color

  By Celina della Croce On the last day of school, June 19th, dozens of students and teachers gathered outside of Holyoke High School’s North Campus to protest the firing of Alicia Thomas, a beloved teacher in the school’s ethnic studies department. Ms. Thomas is one of only two teachers of color of the seven … Continue reading How Holyoke Students are Organizing to Fight the Dismissal of One of Their Most Beloved Teachers of Color