How a Successful Hunger Strike Is Leading to a National Movement for Better Education | Alternet

Jitu Brown helped lead one of the most striking protests in America in 2015, a weeks-long hunger strike to stop Chicago from closing a community high school. He’s part of a coalition of community groups that have exposed and fought the institutional racism in K-12 education, from GOP-led privatization to Democratic neglect in blue cities. He spoke with AlterNet as his group, Journey for Justice Alliance, launches a new national coalition for equitable public schools.

Source: How a Successful Hunger Strike Is Leading to a National Movement for Better Education | Alternet

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