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HBCU Pride or Too Prideful?

Despite what one might think the College/University experience is essential in the maturation process of a young professional, especially the black professional. For this reason I would argue that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) are cornerstones of learning for people of color. 603 more words

What Color Is Your Parachute: Part 2

The Equal Justice Initiative works to protect basic human rights, to challenge economic and racial injustice, and to end mass incarceration in the United States. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, it was founded in 1989 by public interest lawyer and bestselling author, Bryan Stevenson. 662 more words

Education

Black Tigers: Detroit and the 1967 Rebellion

By Louis Moore

Fifty years ago, on July 23, 1967, routine arrests at a blind pig (an illegal after hours’ establishment) in Detroit ignited an explosive rebellion that lasted five days. 2,653 more words

Current Events

Review: Way Up and Over Everything

Way Up and Over Everything

Author: Alice McGill

Illustrator: Jude Daly

Published in 2008 by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Way Up and Over Everything is a tale that had been passed down from generation to generation and is now being shared by the great-great-granddaughter of a former slave named Jane. 397 more words

Book Review

Finding Worth in the Middle of the Earth: 7.23.2017

I woke up this morning with a plan. Not necessarily a firm one or even one that can be achieved in one day but a plan nonetheless. 129 more words

Hello world and welcome to my new blog, “The Anxious Coder”!  My name is Erin a.k.a “The Anxious Coder” and I started this blog to share my career change journey to becoming a web developer.   106 more words

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Intermission, ft. Note taking: Tools and techniques

I was chatting with a friend yesterday (hi, Micah) when I had the idea to write a post about my favorite note taking tools since arriving in graduate school. 2,013 more words

Grad School