Category Archives: on race

Weekend links: Educational divide

Firestorm Erupts Over Virginia’s Educational Goals As a parent of children of color, reading that the state board of education here in Virginia has decided to adjust math passing rates based on race both angers and saddens me. I’m aware … Continue reading

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{weekending} Semi-successful first time biscuit making… The best (and worst) thing about baking is that everyone wants to help. We watched these two videos about MLK. Black history is our history, everyone’s history, so we have books about Dr. King … Continue reading

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Weekend Links

What Do You Mean When You Say Urban?

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Weekend Links

Young Men of Color: A National Crisis Alumni Strive to Raise Diversity at Elite Public Schools I attended one of these schools and am saddened to read that in a city like New York (I mean the 5 boroughs), the … Continue reading

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Do Black Children Need Black Teachers? I thought about it and realized that between my catholic schools in St. Lucia and New York, I didn’t have a single white teacher until 7th grade, in public school! Even in high school, most … Continue reading

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