CityViews: "CityViews: Why NYC Schools Need Sports Equity"

"As a Puerto Rican student in the South Bronx, I wasn’t always aware that the resources available to me were not the same as those available to students all over New York City. I first realized there was a big difference between opportunities given to students by race when I took an elective class at my school, Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters, titled “Integrate NYC for me.”


Patch: "NYC High School Sports Shut Out Black, Latino Kids: Lawsuit"

"NEW YORK, NY — New York City's public high school sports system systematically keeps black and Latino kids off the field, a new class-action lawsuit argues. Students of those ethnicities are more than twice as likely as those of other races to attend a public high school without any sports teams due to the discriminatory policies of the Department of Education and the Public Schools Athletic League, according to the complaint filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court."