Legendary: “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

    “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” You will not be able to stay home, brother. You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out. You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip out for beer during commercials, Because the revolution will not be televised. The […]

Activism, Social Justice and a “Dear Future Leader” Letter

  Have you ever noticed a student at your school and thought, ‘This young person is going to change the world!’? Consider encouraging their activism with a personalized letter and give it directly to any of your developing change makers, giving your vote of confidence and support. A personalized letter can look like the sample below.[Feel free to share, […]

Here’s How Schools Can Promote Racial Literacy

Color-blindness is out! The focused approach to race relations should be race-consciousness or racial literacy: the ability to read, recast, and resolve racially stressful encounters when they happen. People of color can face challenges regarding race, class, privilege, and power and often find themselves on the receiving end of harmful microaggressions — those subtle but painful race-based slights. […]

How an “EMOTI-CON” Can Lead to STEM Careers

Justin Carvey grew up in Washington Heights, a largely Hispanic neighborhood in northern Manhattan, where he watched his neighbors struggle to advocate for themselves because they could not speak English. Now, he’s urging his peers to join him in using technology to generate solutions to problems in their communities. Carvey is a senior at the […]