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Friday, October 24, 2014


Reading….. It’s Revolutionary.

October 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our struggle as Black Americans has been well documented by numerous historians, theologians, scholars, journalist as well as our ancestors who were in the unfortunate position of being in the ultimate form of bondage. During this period  atrocities such as, raping of our women, castrations, public lynching for “entertainment”... [Read more...]

Anthony Bowen, Syphax, and Amidon. Gentrification in D.C.

October 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you get the chance to visit Washington D.C. and you happen to be anywhere near Southwest Wharf or Nationals Stadium, you will find amongst the natives remains of what was once an educational triangle for Black children for over 40 years. Hidden behind new age High priced high rise apartments sits James Creek Community. A lower... [Read more...]

Crisis in America: Lack of Black Male Teachers.

October 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Think back to your K-12 educational experience…Now answer this: How many of your teachers were African American male? If you had to think about it too long you probably had few; if any. That’s because less than 2% of American teachers are Black males according to the U S Department of Education. It is not unusual to see a... [Read more...]

HBCU: Edward Waters College Students Visit Open House.

September 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Students of Edward Waters College participating in Educational Technology class where the instructor William Jackson is teaching about adapting and using new technologies for education majors, mass communication majors and even business majors. Students recently attended Open House at Venetia Elementary school in Duval County... [Read more...]

A Fathers Engagement is Important in Schools.

September 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fathers across this nation want the best for their children; the best education is in the fore-front of many fathers minds. Early preparation is important so encouraging education early is one of the keys to successful academic stability and consistency in children. Quote: “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could... [Read more...]

SWAG in the Black Male College Explorers Program.

July 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This summer the Black Male College Explorers Program was hosted by Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida. The 5 week BMCEP program is an academic and mentoring program for At-Risk Black male students in Duval County Public Schools. The STEAM instructor in the area of Engineering; William Jackson a teacher with Duval... [Read more...]

Why are Black Men Failing in School While Black Female Achievement is at a Record High?

July 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black women are currently attending universities at historically high rates.  While such achievements must be applauded, it brings to light a blaring inconsistency between the level of black male achievement to black female achievement from the same socio-economic backgrounds.  Why are black women attending universities at... [Read more...]

HBCU’s and the Diversification for STEAM.

June 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) HBCU’s have always been involved in STEM and STEAM, the paradigm of change is  from the 19th century to 21st century integration and application.” William Jackson Adjunct Instructor Edward Waters College HBCU’s like Edward Waters College are empowering their students with new concentrations in educational disciplines that... [Read more...]

60 Years after Brown — Segregated Schools Still A Fact, But They Don’t Have to be Bad Schools.

May 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Much was made about the UCLA Civil Rights Project study released on the eve of the sixtieth anniversary May 17 commemorative celebrations of the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown versus Board of Education school desegregation decision. The study found that the legions of school districts in the South, West and North are more segregated... [Read more...]

Crisis in Education.

April 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned. The cost of a college degree has risen 1120% since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6% during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion! We have college grads mired in $29,000 of debt, on average,... [Read more...]

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