Quincy, The Boston Globe Is Paying Attention

Broad media attention in the Boston Globe is a good thing for everyone who wants the best for all Quincy students. The article details the reading of the letter by the Citywide PTO co-chair after a thank you to all involved by the other co-chair to the Quincy School Committee and following comments. Awareness of local schools teaching racism through racist mascots, pronounced racist mascots, as is the case in Quincy MA at North Quincy High School gives hope that with awareness and exposure change is possible. The schools do not exist on some isolated island. Given the history of Quincy, the presence today of the Adams crypt and homes of the family from the days of the American Revolution on the National Historic Register with frequent tourists, scholars and visitors from across the world having two high schools sports teams essentially still fighting original centuries old conflicts using teams named the Red Raiders and the Presidents would be ludicrous if it were not sadly true. Happily there are parents willing to address the situation. My one question is relative to the Order approved by Quincy City Council for the Scholarship for the students funded by Dr. Yacubian, the face of Yakoo: why was Dr. Yacubian's intent not clearly defined in the Order? 

 It is time to close this chapter at North Quincy High School.

It is time to close this chapter at North Quincy High School.