Donald Trump: New Wave of Bullying in Schools

Donald Trump Has Unleashed a New Wave of Bullying in Schools

On November 7, The Nation reported on the surge in bullying among students of all ages in the United States ever since Donald Trump started his presidential campaign. PEG Founder Glenn Singleton was asked to comment on the Trump Effect, a phrase coined by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which found that the increase of bullying in schools had been influenced by the “uncivil political discourse” that took place during the election season. “Politicians are unusually important voices of authority in our social fabric at this time,” Glenn said in the story. “In schools, children are punished for the very transgressions which they see those seeking the nation’s highest office being rewarded.”

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

By Jo Yurcaba—May 17, 2021 Black LGBTQ people face an increased risk of violence and harassment. A new app hopes to help change that. David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Black queer and trans people have to worry about things...

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

By David Martin—March 21, 2021 More than 70 years after the armed services were integrated, it is still a fact of life in the U.S. military that African Americans are more likely to be disciplined and less likely to be promoted than Whites. Even the most successful...