A Pa. school district dropped its diversity program. Black families say the district isn’t acknowledging racism
Jeneal Hobbs and her children Charlee, 7, Kylee, 12 and Trey Hobbs, 5, were photographed in their Chalfont, Pennsylvania, home on April 10, 2022. - Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

Jeneal Hobbs can rattle off the stories her children tell her about their days in the Pennridge School District: the white student holding cotton and yelling in the hallway, “Hey everyone, I’m Black.” A school bus accident in which the police were called and a white child told one of Hobbs’ daughters, “Make sure the cops don’t shoot you.” A white classmate of her younger daughter, a second grader, said while talking about Black Lives Matter: “I only like good Black people, not bad Black people.” (Another parent said the school addressed the comment with a lesson on kindness, but without mentio...