Goodbye, Mr. President Every four or eight years, a new President is inaugurated and the existing President exits the White House. But this particular year, it wasn’t just any...
- February 14, 2017
You Can Thank Me Now: Reflections on President Obama’s Legacy The closer it gets to January 20th, 2017 the more I find myself able to truly process the gravity of what has been occurring. For the...
- January 17, 2017
Are You A Victim of Economic Discrimination? In recent years, our awareness about workplace discrimination has grown considerably. We are aware that our employers cannot and should not discriminate against us on the...
- January 11, 2017
The Dark Side of Integration in Education There was the overt racism, which I saw frequently enough. A white parent once came to a school board meeting, stationed himself in the front row...
- January 4, 2017
Erase the Fear: My Experiences with Citizens Academies While our great country has thick societal scars, we have created landmark legislation in a generation that has had profound impact on the lives of a...
- December 20, 2016
Why We Need More Black Economists When most people think of economics, they think of a hunched, bespectacled Caucasian man armed with a calculator and data sheets ― and they aren’t wrong.
How We Can End Environmental Racism Before It Begins Climate change is a global phenomenon ― yet a number of studies have found that in America, the effects of climate change seem to unequally target...
- October 18, 2016
More POC in Administration Might Help Underserved Schools While integration remains a vital step toward achieving equality in education, improving achievement among black children might be easier to attain when school administrators truly understand...
- October 13, 2016
“It is What it is – Dad.” I had a conversation with my young teenage son reflecting on the 1960’s and the Black Panther movement. He asked me what I knew about it...
- September 13, 2016
Why We Need More School Counselors to Be People of Color As imperative as education is, going to school is a traumatic experience. From elementary to college courses, school is a place of immense stress, where students...
- July 31, 2016