A Report On How School Funding Benefits White Children

  The truth is that, in 2019,  U.S. public education  is still a separate but ‘unequal’ system. As originally intended and framed, long before Brown v. Board of Education in Topeka, Kansas in 1954, public education was totally segregated.  The schools and communities inhabited by children of color were significantly underresourced. Along with fewer resources, […]

Culture Isn’t Just a Consumer Issue

Cultural competence is an approach to delivering services, such as instructional services, that assumes the services are more effective when they are provided within the most relevant and meaningful cultural, gender-sensitive[as opposed to gender-specific] and age- appropriate context for the target audience. In order to so do most effectively, it is important to define and […]

How Families Choose Public Schools- Where’s the EQUITY for ALL?

The beauty of the American democratic process is the access to choice. A A child’s education is considered as one of the most important things that any parent can give, which is why most parents do take their time in choosing where to send their child to school. A question that parents always think about first is whether they should send their child to a public or private school. However, […]

Findings From The Minority Mental Health Month Twitter Chat

The National Institute of Minority and Mental Health Disparities[NIMHD] co-hosted a Twitter chat in observance of Minority Mental Health Month with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration[SAMHSA] on July 12. The #MinorityMH chat addressed the mental health of adults in […]