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The HBCU in the Coal Mine

I may be breaking protocol by writing this, and I’m definitely going against some other alums’ wishes by doing so, but I’m writing this post about some goings on at my alma mater, Morehouse College, that are certainly important to the school, and perhaps to the general HBCU and higher education landscape as well. I … Continue reading

Do The Math

“If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week? two weeks?” Raise your hand if you think this is an appropriate question for third graders. Raise your hand if you think this is an appropriate question for ANY school children. Well apparently teachers in a Gwinnett County, GA … Continue reading

So Mock Slave Auctions are Cool Now?

Dear white people, slavery isn’t cool anymore.  Neither is simulated slavery. Hell I don’t even like date auctions. I would rather we not do fake auctions to “see how it felt” to be property. It doesn’t teach empathy or sympathy, and if you have to go through a simulation of being property in order to … Continue reading