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Black Boy, Interrupted

Stuck in the Machine of Education, Part I   If the Black boy was striving for acceptance amongst his peers as validation for his Blackness, …

Obama Smoking

Barack’s Blackness

The Detriments of Debating Over Blackness I was on a mini-vacation visiting some old friends who had recently moved to Montreal. After a meal one …

Mom and Son

A Letter to Mom

Dear Mom, I love you. You taught me so much. The first thing you, as a strong lady, taught me about was how to be …

Teacher at Desk

How to talk like a Teacher

Teacher Talk I have been conducting heavily “teacher-instructed” lessons these last few days. I have spent a large majority of many of those periods talking, …