Less than 4% of aircraft pilots and flight engineers are Black or African-American, and only 5.3% are women.
The Copper Courier spoke with three Black students about what they’ve accomplished, as well as how they’ve been negatively impacted because of their race.
“Little has been done that actually addresses this as a systemic issue that is discriminatory and hurtful to entire populations of youth.”
Data from the US Department of Education, reveals that students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately affected by the practices.
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