Cory is a senior writer for Teaching Tolerance. He has experience in both the newsroom—as a former sports journalist—and the classroom, where he has provided reading intervention and tutoring for K–6 students from rural Kentucky to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Articles by Cory

“But What About Antifa?”

Never let the fear of a follow-up question silence a discussion—even if that’s its intended purpose.

What Is the “Alt-Right”?

White nationalism has come out of the basement and entered the mainstream. Would you recognize it if it came to your classroom?

An Emmett Till Sign Was Erased—So Students Stepped in to Honor His Memory

The story of Emmett Till, in part, represents a fight against erasure and mistruths. Recently, a group of students joined that fight.

Police Violence: New Jersey Bill Puts Onus and Blame On Children

This bill calls for “mutual cooperation and respect” concerning interactions with police—and it misses the point.

Will This Solve School Segregation in NYC Schools?

New York City Schools revealed its much-anticipated plan for increasing diversity and access in its public schools. But some critics say it doesn’t go far enough or name the true issue at hand.