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Freedom Writers

Everyone has that one book or movie that has inspired them in magnificent ways.  For me, that book and movie is Freedom Writers.

I first saw the movie when it came out in theaters years ago.   160 more words

The Desire For Freedom


In a traveling and tourism class our teacher explained why some countries don’t allow tourists on the main land.  He said, “if you were the people living in poverty and saw tourists come around with a better life you would want to be free of your life & this could cause an uprising.” 823 more words


Pushing Back Against the "School Saves" Narrative

An unpublished post from 2/20/14 (two months ago).  Still applies.

We’ve seen this everywhere: stories, op-eds, movies.  The teacher or the school flies into the neighborhood or town.   315 more words

Freedom Writers

In class, we had a discussion about Dead Poets Society. Well, I couldn’t relate much to the movie, as I was not aware of the existence of it. 284 more words


New Reads: The Freedom Writers and More

As you all know, I’ve been dedicating a significant amount of time to studying to put together my TAP program. What I’ve currently been reading are the books about the Freedom Writers. 615 more words

Just Life

Day of the African Child 2014

Day of the African Child 2014.

Copyright: Duncan Walker, license: iStockphoto

Concept Note on the Day of the African Child 2014

Theme: “A child friendly, quality, free and compulsory education for all children in Africa” 9,016 more words

World Peace

World Peace Is Possible --- Please Allow Me

When a child is born, it has nothing. The most we can hope for is that this tiny “miracle of life” will be born into a world at peace. 359 more words

World Peace