“Guns and safety aren’t synonymous for us”: Some black Texans fear plans to arm more teachers

Black students, who are already overrepresented in disciplinary referrals, say their fears come as lawmakers consider a slew of bills to expand the state's school marshal program in response to a deadly shooting last year.

By ALEX SAMUELS, The Texas Tribune
Posted 5/1/19

Ahmir Johnson knows what can happen when people who look like him get in law enforcement’s crosshairs. The senior at Round Rock High School recalled hearing stories earlier this year of …

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