Preschool Boys of Color More Likely To Be Suspended-October 2015

Streamed live on Oct 15, 2015 Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin convenes national experts for a discussion about the use of suspensions and expulsions in early childhood settings, and local efforts to end the use of exclusionary discipline for young children. To see full video, https://youtu.be/RfzsfbJzjXk.

Between Rage and Mourning

As my heart weeps for the unarmed man, a Black man who was shot 5 times in the back by a White police officer. One a father to be, and the other a father of four. How could this have escalated from a broken tail light? I don’t want to believe that a police officer…

Triumph of Selma: Duvernay’s Cinematic Mastery of Blackness While Walking The Tight Wire of Whiteness

I saw the explosive, powerful, and touching movie, #Selma.   Selma is one of my all time favorite movies because of its touching portrayal of human complexity created within narrow psychological margins.  Selma also tries to correct the cinematic over-emphasis of the over-indulgence of seeing Black history through Black male experience. The movie recasts the lives of African Americans…