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Bellefonte school board returns to Native American logo and ‘Red Raiders’ nickname

The cost to change the image on scoreboards, gym floors and elsewhere is estimated at around $100,000.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

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See Us Coming Together

Join us for a special episode of Sesame Street on WITF

By Fred Vigeant

US park service, tourism group partner to highlight tribes — from Pa. to Oregon

Along the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, a guidebook has tribal attractions on or near the trail, and a map translates locations into Native languages.

By The Associated Press

Updated: September 10, 2021 | 4:26 pm

Central York students protest school board’s ban on anti-racist teaching materials

The students who have been protesting all week plan to gather again on Monday.

By Gabriela Martínez

Pennridge schools pause diversity initiatives; NAACP calls it ‘slap in the face’

Board Vice President Joan Cullen — who has said on social media that she does not believe in systemic racism, homophobia or sexism — defended this week’s action as a way for a new committee to address the issue with fresh eyes.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

The Latino Experience

Explore Latino/a/x identity in the contemporary U.S. through a variety of short films.

By Fred Vigeant

Updated: June 2, 2021 | 12:20 pm

DOJ settles with Hazleton police over language barrier

Under the settlement, the police department will update its operating procedures to require “appropriate language assistance” to people who don’t speak English.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press