Malaika Hankins

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Malaika Hankins is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Posted Feb. 1, 2016

Stop Talking As If My People Are The Problem, and You’re The Solution

Years of ribbing by older cousins has given me a thick skin that helps the daily work I do with…

By Malaika Hankins

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Posted July 8, 2020

Donald Trump Will Never Give Us the Smart, Nuanced Conversation We Need About Going Back to School

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the end of the 2019-2020 school year, parents and politicians nationwide sang the praises of teachers across the country—and it…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted July 8, 2020

Black Girls Need Police-Free Schools

We are at a precipice. Advocates and school leaders in nearly 100 districts all over the country have called for the removal of police in…

By Nia Evans, Kayla Patrick

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Posted July 7, 2020

Schools Are Essential, So Let’s Reopen the Right Way This Fall

This afternoon, President Donald Trump said, “We want to get our schools open. We want to get them open, quickly, beautifully in the fall.” I…

By Zakiya Sankara-Jabar

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