September 18, 2018 · 0 Comments
“Everything was made for White kids–because this school is made for White kids–because this country was made for White kids.” […]
June 10, 2015 · 0 Comments
I was recently interviewed by Rose Hackmen for the Guardian on their story about the McKinney Pool incident. In the […]
December 3, 2014 · 3 Comments
Can you breathe? Reflections on Non-Indictments, Activism and Black Life There isn’t enough ink to express our pain. Day after […]
February 17, 2014 · 5 Comments
Last week, I finally watched American Promise on PBS POV. American Promise follows two Black boys – Idris and Seun – […]
February 1, 2014 · 0 Comments
At the close of January I was honored to write an Op-Ed piece for the Detroit News. During my time […]
March 25, 2012 · 0 Comments
“There’s a war going on outside no man is safe from, you could run but you can’t hide forever.” These […]
September 30, 2010 · 6 Comments
For the past few years, I have been diligently working on issues of inequality in well-resourced school settings. My book […]
May 6, 2010 · 17 Comments
Yesterday the NYTimes ran an interesting Op-Ed piece on Charter Schools by Charles Murray entitled, “Why Charter Schools Fail the Test.” I read through it quickly and thought it to be arguing two main things: standardized tests were weak measures and that school choice was a democratic right. Sounds agreeable, right? But why was this written by Charles Murray author of the thinly veiled racist polemic The Bell Curve?
June 9, 2009 · 4 Comments
The recent death of Chris Jones, attributed to a gang in suburbia has sparked more hysteria about the violence, gangs, and most importantly race without mentioning race.
February 17, 2009 · 1 Comment
A Re-Post Jewel Woods’ article on Sarah Palin and Men’s votes from Alternet.org.