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SUBMISSION: Racism at Staples

February 25, 2020

I am Niah Michel. I am a senior at Staples High School in Westport. I am emailing you on behalf of the black community of Staples High School and racial issues that occur at this high school. We as a community feel as if we are nothing to this school. We are treated poorly from the rest of the students,...

Michel’s letter prompts response from administration

In response to Niah Michel's letter, Principal Stafford W. Thomas, Jr. sent an email to Staples families.

Sophie Casey ’20 and Siri Kanter ’20

February 15, 2020

Niah Michel ’20 described several concerns about the treatment of minority students in a letter to the editor, entitled “Racism at Staples,” published by WestportNow on Feb. 14. Michel said she wrote on behalf of the black and Latino community at Staples and addressed the alleged discrimination an...

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