Racism

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Brianna Brochu, a former University of Hartford student, was arraigned in Hartford this morning and charged in connection with alleged attacks on her roommate.

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An interracial couple in Stamford, Connecticut, woke up one morning earlier this year to find racist graffiti painted on their garage. Incidents like this have become more common in recent months, but this couple's response was unique.

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Two Yale educators who sent an email last fall defending racist Halloween costumes as free speech have resigned from their administrative posts. 

Yale University

Yale University's president has announced several changes in response to concerns that were expressed by students through protests and through meetings with university officials about the racial climate on campus and diversity.

Last night, Peter Salovey said Yale plans to launch a center devoted to race, ethnicity, and other aspects of social identity.

Tarice L.S. Gray

According to a report from Connecticut's Department of Education, between 2007 and 2012, black students were nearly four times as likely to be suspended or expelled from school as white students.

School officials in Stamford, Connecticut have started to do something to change that.