The Beachcomber

What I Wish You Knew: The Birds and the Weaves

The first episode of
December 13, 2019

 The Beachcomber is launching a new web series, What I Wish You Knew, focused on the politics of identity. In this first episode, directed by Elizabeth Metz, students Nadia Hall, Kamryn Clark, J'khai...

Same School, Different Levels

In 2017, white students averaged 24.8 on the ACT while African American students received an average score of 18.4.
Facing the Beachwood Achievement Gap
September 28, 2019

Beachwood City Schools is a thriving and diverse school district home to a population of over 1,500 students.  The district is ranked #6 in Ohio, according to the most recent school report card data....

Talking About Race

Sophomore Elizabeth Metz organized and moderated the discussion. Photo by Matthew Keyerleber
January 25, 2019

94 students and staff members gathered in the community room on Thursday, Jan. 10 to talk about race. Sophomore Elizabeth Metz organized and moderated the event, which was sponsored by the Beachcomber...

Minorities Underrepresented in City Government

The Beachwood City Council meeting on Dec. 15, 2014.
December 16, 2014

After a number of highly-publicized police shootings in recent months, many have begun to question the accountability of local governments to their African-American residents. According to State Senator...

Soundslides: Dealing with Race at BHS

May 22, 2010

By Ena Jones, Danny Rose, and Jeremy Weberman

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