Hayward school board member accused of using ‘white privilege’

A proposal by a white Hayward school board member to create an “antiracist agenda” policy was met with resistance after the board’s sole Black board member called out her “privilege” during a meeting on Wednesday night. The policy, written by Hayward school board member Dr. April Oquenda, was viewed by two of her colleagues as an act of white privilege because they believed she sought to override existing policies regarding race and equity already in the process of being formulated by the school board, said Dr. Annette Walker, a two-term Hayward school board member, who is Black.…


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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