Child Marriages Of Boys On A Devastating Rise

Throughout history and until the 20th Century, child marriages were the norm. These unions were made a ‘norm’ for many reasons, chief among them are economic. When most people think of child marriages, they often focus on girls. This is usually because girls are most affected. However, boys also marry in childhood, and a recent […]

“The Most Dangerous Place For Black People is…..”

“The most dangerous place for black people is in white people’s imagination”.         D.L. Hughley Black people, African-Americans, aren’t as scary or as dangerous as are other’s perception of them.  An example of the types of incidents where unarmed Black men have been approached, interrogated, arrested, shot and/or killed by police/law enforcement […]

These Are The Questions Families Should Ask About School Safety

  From ChildTrends, there are some extremely poignant and specific questions that families should consider asking at their child’s school. School safety and emergency preparedness is the central topic of concern. In light of recent school shooting incidents and resulting tragedies, parents want to be reassured that their children are safe in school environments. Likewise, […]

How Will We Design A New Curriculum?

When we only teach black history in the month of February each school year, we are teaching children to believe that blacks and their history are important only during that one month.  We also blame students for not possessing knowledge in areas never introduced or taught with any degree of relevance. Students should not be […]