The Urban Legend

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

Students, faculty, and staff gather to hear panelists' responses to questions on white privilege.

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The term "white privilege" and, more importantly, the idea behind it, has been bouncing around the Urban community fervently for the past few weeks, following a controversial, anonymous submission to Urban's "Appreciations Wall" that contained slang derived from the N-word. In response to this incident, members of the school have take...

Boston’s WGBH visits The Urban School to film teachers for educational website

WGBH producer Meredith Honig (center) gives instructions to Guy DeFeis, director of photography (left) as Lacy Clark, associate producer, checks her files just before the beginning of Mary Murphy's Science 2A class in the Biology Lab.

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014

Forget about the security cameras: Yesterday, WGBH-TV, a Public Broadcasting Station located in Boston, filmed Urban students in class as part of an educational effort aimed at helping teachers learn how to teach more effectively. Footage of Mary Murphy’s Science 2A class during B period, and LeRoy Votto’s Civil War ...

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