Tag Archives: politics

Not In my Zip Code

This article Michigan says 38 underperforming public schools could close simply made me want to scream. So much stood out for me, but the elephant in the print was “Twenty-five of the schools targeted for closure are in Detroit, a … Continue reading

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One Check Away…

Years ago, I remember reading American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto by Sudhir Venkatesh The book recently called to me (yes, I believe books pick you, not the other way around). I pulled it off my academic … Continue reading

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School Meal Shaming

I honestly never thought about who paid for my lunch at school when I was a kid. I always simply assumed it was free. I chalked it up to one daily meal from God, because God knew that once I … Continue reading

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Behind bars, college is back in session

I don’t think individuals should get FREE education in prison. Seriously, what the f-k? I had to pay for my degree and, yes, I am still paying off my student loan. So, when I read this headline “Prison Education Smart … Continue reading

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The Kid Who Made me Who I am

“Behind every strong, smart woman, there’s an inspiring character who helped motivate her to be herself and be heard “- Anonymous I have a younger photo of myself on my desk that reminds me where I came from and how … Continue reading

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