Category Archives: Education

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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First Lady Michelle Obama Final Speech as First Lady

‘Being Your First Lady Has Been the Greatest Honor of My Life’ First Lady Michelle Obama delivers her final speech, as FIRST LADY at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year. WATCH LIVE: First lady Michelle Obama gives final remarks … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |

ICYMI! Carla Hayden Sworn In as 14th Librarian of Congress Hello @Twitter! I am Carla Hayden, the 14th #LibrarianOfCongress. Let's explore @LibraryCongress together. pic.twitter.com/2alouL2MXk — Carla Hayden (@LibnOfCongress) September 14, 2016

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First Lady Michelle Obama FULL Interview At Howard University

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