Student Timothy Walker Comments on Racial Bias in 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions in Schools

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES/SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE -- As a scholar at Crenshaw Excessive Faculty, Timothy Walker, now 22 and a senior at San Francisco State College, usually noticed his friends getting suspended for placing their heads down or refusing to take part in classroom actions.

Walker, who’s black, stated he seen white academics tended to go for essentially the most punitive outcomes, quite than reacting with compassion or understanding. In distinction, he stated, with the black or Latinx academics, “if there was an issue, it wouldn’t go all the way to 100.”