Education Archive

Hell Hath No Fury Like…Awakening, Falling Head First into Karma & the Bondwoman’s Vengeance

13 May 2016 KELISHA GRAVES The season 1 finale of WGN America’s Underground was like “BOOM!

The Fierce Urgency of Now

After spending a week of planning In Birmingham, AL with colleagues & leaders from around the

Shades of Ebony and Blood: Flesh, Fantasy & Devil’s Snare

6 May 2016 KELISHA GRAVES Underground’s episode 9 was stuffed with flesh and fantasy in bloody,

A Gritty Cocktail: Messy Axiology, Performing Freedom & the One Drop Rule

29 April 2016 KELISHA GRAVES Ernestine: “We can survive anything,” Sam: “That’s what I’m afraid of

“Oh Lord, Pray, Sinner, Come:” The Cultural Reverberations of WGN’s Underground

21 April 2016 KELISHA GRAVES “Oh Lord, pray, sinner, come. Move, Daniel. Move!” -Ms. Ernestine’s song. opening

John Oliver Says U.S. Students Don’t Know Much About Africa

Africa is a continent, not a country. Raven Symone isn’t the only American that does not

What Will I Teach My Children

  I remember at five years old being scared of two men, who wore black uniforms

Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama,   In July a group of organizers from around the nation will convene

“He Named Me Malala”

  Global Education advocate, Malala Yousafzai appears on The Daily Show to talk about the new

Reforming our Criminal Justice System

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released its findings in two investigations involving the Ferguson Police

The Number of Charter Schools Suspending Kids Is Totally out of Control

Created as a creative and more rigorous alternative, charter schools tend to outpace traditional public schools

Why the Taliban Fears Teenage Girls

On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 was awarded to Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child’s

Will Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking?

The Nordic countries are paradigms of equality, good education, female empowerment, and progressiveness. We know this

Ferguson: Ground Zero

Since the shooting death of Mike Brown, his name has sparked international protest and has inspired

Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

LOS ANGELES — After years of arresting students for on-campus fights and damaging school property, Los