On this week’s Newsroom we question whether the campus administration should actively step in in such situations? How should students react, especially if they’re being directly targeted?
We also shed light on the current efforts made by parents and community members of the Riverside area’s Alvord Unified School District to recall trustee Joseph Barragan who is accused of making racist Facebook posts in which he allegedly made claims such as “Life was better when we had slaves. They were actually tamed like animals.”
Where is the line drawn between free speech and hate speech for members of the community meant to represent students? Is it right for him to be recalled if allegations are true? We say yes, hear why below: