With An MOU with NYPD- What Are Public School Students to Understand?

  MOU: Memorandum of Understanding In the NYC Public Schools system, there is an MOU-memorandum of understanding, in place between themselves and the NYPD. Essentially, it says tat the police are welcomed on our school campus grounds in order to ensure and enforce safety. PROBLEM: The NYC public schools are largely urban with lower income […]

50 Years Later- The New Dream

  A fellow WordPress blogger, Blackmail4u,  wrote in a recent post that we must ’embarrass inequity’ to bring forth change. So here we are. On this date, April 4, 1968, fifty years ago, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Sounds redundant? Old hat? Common knowledge? No, no and no! On […]

Now, About this ‘DIVERSITY’ Matter….A Case of “The Blind Leading the Blind”?

I continue to read from education’s ‘experts’ or other  professionals, so many different articles on ‘diversity’ as they endeavor to facilitate mindfulness and facilitate an appreciation for diversity.  Some ask us to question our perspectives on difference, and others provide talking points and give pointers on the most effective methods to becoming culturally-proficient. Basically, in a […]

Countering the ‘Alt-Right’ on Campus: A Guide

Once again, in light of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we have reached a critical point in our American democracy. We are being challenged by our freedoms of speech, rights of assembly, and our individual beliefs. The central point of our society is the assurance of the rights of each citizen to enjoy the freedoms […]