The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association (RNA) Meets Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity (RARE)
The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association (RNA) is pleased to host an evening with Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity (RARE), Monday, December 6th at 7:00 PM via Zoom. The meeting will introduce RARE and explore possible potential collaboration between the two organizations and with Roosevelt High School. HkwauaQueJol “Q” Hollins, Principal, Roosevelt High School will also attend for a brief introduction.
Help RARE Advance Racial Equity
Getting along sounds like a simple request but in our increasingly diverse communities getting along with people who are different from ourselves can be a challenge. With our schools more segregated than ever, just knowing someone from a different background can be even harder.
RARE is bringing people together to meet that challenge. But we can’t do this alone.
Dr. Quintard Taylor Explains Why Critical Race Theory Isn’t What People Are Fighting About
Racism is so endemic to America that when you attack it, to many if feels like you are attacking America itself.
America’s First School Desegregation Case From 1848 — Gave Rise to “Separate But Equal”
120 years before several founding members of RARE journeyed from the Central District to Roosevelt High School as part of the Seattle School District’s Voluntary Racial Transfer Program, and 106 years before the Supreme Court in Brown v Board of Education ruled segregation in public schools unconstitutional, the father of five year old Sarah C. Roberts sued the City of Boston so that his child could be admitted into the public school that stood closest to their home.
Principal "Q" of Roosevelt High School to Speak January 31 7PM
Principal HkwauaQueJol Hollins of Roosevelt High School, known as Q to friends and colleagues, will be the featured guest at RARE’s Open Discussion Session on January 31 at 7:00 PM.