Dyett Hunger Strike Day 10: Striker Collapses

Reblogged from Diane Ravitch’s blog

The hunger strikers at Dyett High School in Chicago entered its 10th day.

The strikers want Dyett to be reopened as the only remaining neighborhood in their neighborhood, Bronzeville.

One of the hunger strikers passed out. The health of others is in jeopardy. I am worried about my friend Jitu Brown.

No word from the Mayor or his school board.

Peter Greene says it took the Chicago Tribune right[SIC] days to report that there was a hunger strike in their city, and the reporting was condescending. Read more>>