For White Folkz Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education

$11.99 A New York Times Best Seller Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with […]

Gather around descendantz and reMEMBER – ROOTZ OF BLACK LIVEZ MATTER IN BWA KAYIMAN (14-15 August 1791)

—Annie Hawkins, formerly enslaved Afrikan who was sold from Georgia to Texas. This interview was done in Colbert, Oklahoma where her and her family moved after emancipation. Interview, conducted Spring, 1937 with a date stamp of August 16, 1937. Ms. Hawkins was 90 years old at the time of the interview and what she relates […]

Black Amerika at that Boiling Point when Push Comez to Shove…

Black America at that Boiling Point when Push Comes to Shove… “You’ve to look no farther than Crazy Horse, Geronimo, JFK/MLK/RFK and Mr. X to recognize what will be tolerated.” Can we all live together…? I don’t imagine we can. The #1 coast-to-coast conversation being had over coffee or a Coke, over ice cream cones or a Cosmopolitan cocktail is unquestionably […]

Stokley Carmichael was Right White Amerika haz No Conscience

In the early 1980s as a 2-term elected student president of my university’s Black Student Union, during Black History month every year, and in an effort to assist the by-then struggling “Black Struggle,” we invited “controversial” speakers to our rural Northern Colorado campus to enlighten our collegiate classmates, most of whom were certain we’d done “overcome,” and […]