Archive for January, 2018

The Quote Every Teacher & Parent Should Consider

“The force of education is so great that we may mold the minds and manners of the young into whatever shape we please and give the impressions of such habits as shall ever afterwards remain.” -Atterbury Tweet

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Book Bits: “Defending The Spirit: A Black Life In America” By: Randall Robinson

Here are some interesting tidbits from “Defending The Spirit: A Black Life In America” By: Randall Robinson: • He was referred to as a “boy” by young white farmers when he was well into middle age. • He discusses what it was like to be one of a handful of Black students attending Harvard Law […]

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TODAY IS BUY BLACK FRIDAY

PLEASE PASS THIS ON! (EACH ONE TEACH ONE OR TWO!) THIS IS PHASE ONE ON HOW WE CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN & EMPOWER OUR COMMUNITY: The 2008 not guilty verdict in the Sean Bell case evoked outrage, emotion, and debate. It is not an anomaly that the police officers involved in the Sean Bell slaying […]

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Quote Of The Day

“What do we really know about anything, anyway? Who deploys the information products that we get to select for consumption?” -Randall Robinson Tweet

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How Big Is America’s Opioid Problem?

According to the September 2017 edition of National Geographic magazine: • In the United States, every 25 minutes, a baby is born addicted to opioids. • In 2015, there were 33,000 deaths due to opioid overdose. A 16% rise from the year before. According to a recent New York Daily News article: • In 2016, […]

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Quote Of The Day

“’Hot heads’ go with ‘cold feet.’ He who loses his temper is usually a bluffer and when ‘called’ is a quitter.” -Napoleon Hill Tweet

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Book Bits: “The Mother Of Black Hollywood: A Memoir” By: Jenifer Lewis

Here are some interesting tidbits from “The Mother Of Black Hollywood: A Memoir” By: Jenifer Lewis: • She got a role on Broadway 11 days after moving to New York City. • Like any other Black person in America, she has faced racism. She details some of her encounters with racism. • She survived an […]

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Quote Of The Day

“Too many people in a heterogenous society shouting and acting on too many combustibly conflicting narrow-minded beliefs can produce chaos and disintegration.” -Randall Robinson Tweet

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