Category Archives: Education

Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends! MUST READ I will not let your affirmative action ignorance belittle my daughter’s achievements By Jonita Davis “Let me set the record straight … ” is how I began a Facebook post on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

The Axes of American Politics Seven Ideologies Underpinning Today’s Politics It is a fact universally acknowledged that every time a member of a political party is criticized by members of their own party, the Internet will get very excited and angry. Don’t they … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

#HeyBlackChild! These adorable kids give us hope for the future. pic.twitter.com/45JkbIszLQ — The Root (@TheRoot) July 12, 2017 ENOUGH SAID

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Friday Open Thread | This is your Secretary of Education, People…..Ignorant as can be….

DeVos sparks controversy with comments on black colleges Some experts on historically black institutions panned her statement as ignorant, while others said she was inadvertently praising segregation. By Benjamin Wermund 02/28/17 12:01 PM EST Updated 02/28/17 03:30 PM EST President … Continue reading

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Racist Black History Month essay shocks school: ‘All stories in the Bible are about white people’

Quickly! Someone please educate the student that King David, his son Solomon and Jesus were all black. Matthew 2:13 An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up”, take the child & his mother & escape to Egypt. Why … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured artist is Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll look at some of his most acclaimed writings, essays, novels, and TV/radio addresses. James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright and novelist regarded as a highly insightful,    iconic writer with … Continue reading

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Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools by Emma Margolin Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Education, faced tough questions on Tuesday from Democratic lawmakers at her charged confirmation … Continue reading

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