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#LondonToFerguson: Justice for victims of police violence 26.11.14

#LondonToFerguson protests were young, diverse & vibrant. We want justice for all victims of police violence & end to institutional racism.” Tweeted by Aaron Kiely, former… 318 more words


Ain’t Nobody Tryin’ to Always Write All “Proper” and Whatnot

I once researched the first African America writers, and of course, the examination resulted in looking a great deal into the life and writing of Phillis Wheatley. 2,003 more words

'Bout Brown Beauty

Offsetting Black Student Opposition

With the ensuing verdict of the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Teachers will need to develop strategies for dealing with Black student opposition. As former math teacher, the first thing that you must know is that you have a prime opportunity to enhance the classroom relationship between you and your Black students. 949 more words


Why Everyone should go see Justin Simien's; "Dear White People"

This weekend I went to the State Theater in Ann Arbor to see the highly anticipated Dear White People and  I absolutely loved the entire film. 383 more words

For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline is in Higher Gear than Ever

The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools.

But what has flown quietly under the radar scope is the even more wildly disproportionate number of black students who are arrested on high school and even elementary school campuses for alleged behavior that in decades passed was handled in the principal’s office and with a call home to parents. 862 more words


"Smiling Through Pain": The Struggle and Eventual Success of Graduate School

What status should I put here? Hmmmm…… I tweeted “feeling real incompetent” yesterday. Today, it’s no better. So I’ll keep that where it is.

The rigorousness of graduate school is no joke. 979 more words

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