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Blog Archive

Sat, 17.11.2018

Treasured Career Moments in Academia, Mahmoud El-Kati

Mahmoud El-Kati, historian, professor (retired) and author shares a few academic career moments that he’s proud of

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Sun, 07.10.2018

Higher Education, Public Policy and Racism, Dr. Duchess Harris

Dr. Duchess Harris, author, professor, lawyer and activist talks about higher educations complicity and politics’ intersectionality with racism

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Wed, 12.09.2018

Julia Bullard Nelson born

*Julia Bullard Nelsonwas born on this date in 1842.  She was a white educator, Freedman Bureau teacher and activist for inclusive education and a woman right to vote. Born in High Ridge, Connecticut, Bullard moved to Minnesota with her family in 1857. She earned a teaching degree at Hamline University around 1862 and then relocated […]

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Mon, 10.09.2018

Career Advice For Teaching Special Education, Kevin Ward

Veteran classroom teacher Kevin Ward shares his career advice for candidates aspiring to teach Special Education students

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Wed, 01.08.2018

James Loewen, writer born

*James Loewen was born on this date in 1942.  He is a white American sociologist, historian, and author.  James William Loewenwas born in Decatur, Illinois, to Winifred and David F. Loewen. His mother was a librarian and teacher, and his father was a medical director and doctor.  He was a graduate in 1960 from MacArthur High School in Decatur and was a National Merit […]

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Sat, 31.03.2018

Linda Brown, Topeka’s Daughter born

*Linda Brown Thompson was born on this date in 1943.  She was an African American activist, educational consultant, pianist, music teacher and public speaker. From Topeka, Kansas, Linda Brown was the oldest of three children born to Oliver and Leola Brown.  She graduated from Central High School in Springfield, Missouri and received certification in early […]

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Wed, 28.03.2018

Blanche Wilkins born

*Blanche Wilkins Williams was born on this date in 1876.  She was an African American teacher and disability advocate specializing in educating the deaf through intersectionality of self. From Lacrosse, WI., she was the daughter of Charles Wilkins and Estelle Griffin Wilkins who were both from North Carolina.  Wilkins was the first deaf black woman […]

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Fri, 09.03.2018

Parent oversite with teachers or schools, Valarie Johnson McCullar

Scientist (retired) and parent Valarie Johnson McCullar shares insight on what parents might do regarding school progress for their children

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Thu, 25.01.2018

Fake, Geek, Acting White (9th grade) Rayo Daniels

Rayo Daniels, (incoming HS freshman) talks about how bullying words like Fake, Acting White affect her school work

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Thu, 25.01.2018

Pre-K Social Culture & Development With Teaching, Cristina Morfin

Early Childhood educator, Cristina Morfin shares her views on important social areas for Pre-K development and why teaching with cultural competence is crucial

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

My brothers I will not tell you what to love or not love I will only say to you that black women hove not been loved enough. I will say to... WE DO NOT LOVE OUR OWN by Haki R. Madhubuti.
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