“We already get profiled based on the clothes we wear, how we look, our hair, what color our eyes are — and the main thing is the color of our skin."
“I would be a little bit more cautious and keep my eyes open if I knew my teacher had a weapon on them,” Savors said. bit.ly/2vxNXA4
But lawmakers in others states with similar programs have pointed out that more guns on campus make students of color feel unsafe.
Black students made up 33% of out-of-school suspensions during the 2017-18 school year.
They're 13% of the student body population. bit.ly/2vxNXA4
“The school marshal programs exist to protect all students — regardless of their race.” bit.ly/2vxNXA4
“I’m African American, so as soon as people see me they open up the book and just read me. That’s something I’m going to have to deal with my whole life.” bit.ly/2vxNXA4