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It’s Time to #MuteRKelly Once and for All

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 Sylvester-the-child-molester Kelly, better known publicly as musician R. Kelly. Rumors about Kelly’s predilection towards teenage girls were confirmed, and allegations...

Our Schools Should Place More Focus on Fueling Mastery

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 conspiracy against mastery.” That’s why when we see it or hear it or sense it, we’re awed by those who have gained true mastery of a craft or a sport or a...

Let Freedom Ring for Cyntoia Brown

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, the Tennesee’s Govenor has granted full clemency for Cyntoia Brown. This news comes after the Tenessee Supreme Court ruled Brown would only be eligible...

Sacked: Why I Was Asked to Resign

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 Religious Studies, on a 60% timetable, which the school very helpfully slotted into three consecutive days. I had the usual meetings with people before...

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