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At the close of January I was honored to write an Op-Ed piece for the Detroit News. During my time […]

I was honored to be invited to share a reflection on the passing of Amiri Baraka. His work and the […]

It seems every few years I’m struck with a similar dilemma, in a time of disaster relief, where and to […]

I have to admit, until recently I didn’t really know who Chief Keef was. I recognized his name from the […]

If you’re not familiar with Thomas Friedman, you are probably familiar with his arguments in “The World is Flat” which […]

On Thursday July 26, 2012 President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for […]

Recently, a picture has been floating around the Internet of a children’s book called “The Night Dad Went to Jail: […]

Summer is finally here! I can remember sitting in my desk in school looking out the window wondering when I […]

I recently found myself in a conversation with three White males. As we made small talk,  one asked me, “So […]

Just last week, the United States celebrated the 58th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision which made segregation in […]