A teacher uses flash cards to teach kindergarten students including Nailiah Harping, 6, seated at left of the front row, and Jason Moncure, also 6, next to her her during Spanish class at the charter school Oakhurst Elementary in Decatur, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Gentrification Targets DC’s Public Schools, Extracts Resources From The Poor

“The lens that we operate under is that we view this as structural racism,” a community organizer tells MintPress. “While we have a mayor and a chancellor that are black, they’re kind of operating under this system that values white folks in a better light.”