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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Education 101: College Campus Lunacy.

August 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As the fall semester begins, parents, students, taxpayers and donors should be made aware of official college practices that should disgust us all. Hampshire College will offer some of its students what the school euphemistically calls “identity-based housing.” That’s segregated housing for students who —... [Read more...]

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic: African Americans Get It Together.

August 23, 2016 by  
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Tweet ( Children, youth and teens embrace the diversity and creative characteristics of STEM and learn to be innovative in their words, phrases, and their views of society. It is wonderful to see a teen excited about reading, writing and the process of arithmetic, these are the areas that promote career readiness. Through the results... [Read more...]

Three Ways Successful Women Never Stop Learning.

August 21, 2016 by  
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Tweet ( There’s something in me that gets all giddy at the thought of learning new and fascinating information. It may explain why there are three open books on my nightstand as I type these words, each in the process of being read. It may explain why, in advance of a visit to Italy, my husband’s gift of an Italian language course... [Read more...]

What Is This ‘Debugging Mode’ You’ve Heard About?

Tweet ( With the rise of new technologies, consumers have become more aware of computer engineering terms. One of those terms that is all too familiar to industry experts is something called ‘debugging’. If you’ve played around on your Android phone in the past, you might have stumbled upon this setting and wondered what it meant.... [Read more...]

The Lack Of Accountability From Black Parents When It Comes To Black Kids Being Harmed In The American Public School System.

August 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I had read a story about a 6 year old black girl in Chicago that was arrested for “allegedly” stealing a piece of candy off a teacher’s desk by a racist security guard. The girl’s mother told the Daily News that the school treated her daughter very harshly like other black kids are treated at the school. The... [Read more...]

Barrington Irving – Role Model and Inspiration.

August 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (  Rodney Hurst 8/26/2013 “If you don’t teach them, they will never know if you don’t show them they will never learn.” #BarringtonIrving #SimoneBiles #GabbyDouglas #MichelleCarter there are many others for teachers to use as role models and mentors that have overcome struggles and challenges. Literacy, STEM, and the Flying... [Read more...]

Back to School or Back to the Future?

August 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( This fall, millions of kids will return to school to resume their academic careers. Will they go back to school or back to the future? Will they lug backpacks of greatness or bags of low self-esteem? Will we only urge them to get good grades or push them to pursue their greatest ideal by seeing themselves in a global economy?... [Read more...]

New Orleans: Our children’s minds are not social media timelines.

July 27, 2016 by  
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Tweet ( “I’m not saying that I will change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.”   -Tupac Shakur There are no more 24 hour news cycles of the events. Emotions are no longer boiling and have simmered to a lukewarm state of being. There are far fewer hashtagged posts. Less battles... [Read more...]

2016 Election, Black Votes Matter.

July 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black votes, they also need to get a high turnout of black voters on election... [Read more...]

America, We Must Have Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform.

Tweet ( There is an old adage that posits “The more things appear to change, the more they stay the same.” Once again, millions of Americans are engulfed in what has become a reluctant national debate and dialogue concerning race and the urgency to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. Finding and identifying transformative... [Read more...]

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