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It's Time to #MuteRKelly Once and for All

The first week of 2019 offered us an informative and nauseating—yet necessary— docuseries on Robert
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The Relationship Between Black Churches & Black Education in Oakland

I grew up in the Black church. It is where I gave my first public speech, wrote my first articles, and gained
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If you think it takes a miracle for black kids to succeed in school, you’re racist

Can we talk about miracles for a moment? To be clear, I’m not talking the Christmas miracle that is Rudolph, or the
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Our Schools Should Place More Focus on Fueling Mastery

In his classic book “Mastery,” George Leonard writes, “The modern world, in fact, can be viewed as a prodigious
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Let Freedom Ring for Cyntoia Brown

The first Monday of 2019 arrived with a gift, justice in the state of Tennesee. After years of advocacy and appeals,
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Sacked: Why I Was Asked to Resign

In September, I landed what I thought was a pretty good position. I was appointed to teach History, and a bit of
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9 Steps We Can Take Towards Education Justice in 2019

Last year, Philly's 7th ward blog reached the 300 milestone for published blogs. Time flies, but we know that progress
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The Donald Trump Government Shutdown

So, we’re three days into 2019, and thirteen days into the toddler-in-chief’s latest temper tantrum. Unless you’ve been
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2019: The Year of Black and Brown Parents Escaping the Burning School House of So-Called "Integration"

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New Year! That was the collective chant across the globe not too long ago. Sad to say,

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