Archive for the ‘Schools’ Category



For the past few weeks I’ve been writing at helping Black boys succeed in school. These recommendations are aimed at […]

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

The Renewed Gender Wars

August 22, 2012 · 0 Comments

As a child, I used to look forward to the fabled moments in recess and gym class when we would […]

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

A sacred space is disappearing from our communities with too little fanfare: the Black bookstore. Recently, one of the largest […]

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 […]

Sixty four schools will likely close in Philadelphia. New York is aiming at closing forty seven schools this year, down from […]

At the close of each Black History Month I often feel a profound sense of loss. This feeling is not […]

Debating Education Reform

October 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

Recently, I had the pleasure of appearing on “Our World with Black Enterprise” hosted by Marc Lamont Hill. The show […]