For Parents of Children of Color When Called to Your Child’s School

This is meant to encourage you to engage with your child’s school, especially your child’s teachers. It is well known that there are so many things that can go wrong in life and for your children, it begins at home, with you and what they receive from you. How you speak to them, discipline them, […]

“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 […]

Why Parents Shouldn’t Shoot the ‘Messenger’

We get it! No parent wishes to hear any bad news about their child in any form or fashion. Good news is always welcomed, but bad news is interpreted as a reflection of their parenting skills. This is false. Depending upon the age of that child, crossing lines and defying authority is always just a […]

School Shootings or School Shootouts: Our Only Choices?

  From the ridiculous to the sublime! First thought about having teachers carry weapons, guns, in our public schools, is that the imagery alone conjures up escalated numbers of school shootings, as though that is impossible once someone starts shooting innocent children and educators. School shootings are now becoming shootouts??? Scary thought! I know, I […]