21 Ways Schools Can Ramp-Up Engagement With Parents of Color

Family engagement is both a mystery and a solution for schools and the educators who work there. Many are challenged to  develop meaningful partnerships with parents and adult caregivers of students. Even more challenging  is involving parents of color. Traditionally, schools have operated from within a white middle class framework and a similarly standardized approach […]

Martin and Malcolm, Cornel and Ta-Nehisi: Common Threads

  Every generation has great minds, profound thinkers in our society. Well, in this, the 21st Century, among the great minds within the African-American community, I think of two in particular. They are Cornel West and Ta’Nehisi Coates. Mr. Coates comes to us as an accomplished author, journalist and philosophical historian. Dr. West is a […]

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 […]