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Does The Extreme Love of Sports Actually Hurt More Than Help Black Community?

Source: Dr. Henry Louis Gates/The Root.Com Why are there so many black people playing professional sports in the United States? The short answer: There aren’t! When I was growing up in the 1950s, we were taught that we had a much better chance of becoming a doctor or a lawyer, a dentist or a teacher or a preacher than a …

Black Male Teachers Needed: New University of Penn Program Aims To Attract Them

Source:  Eric Boodman /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A doctoral candidate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently stood in front of high school students from the Homewood Children’s Village and asked how many planned to go to college. All hands shot up, but when he asked how many planned to go into education, the hands dropped down. National statistics echo this scene, which …

You Can Change The World

You may not be able to change the world, you can change the world for one child by providing relevant, practical, and engaging information.  We must find creative ways to educate our children with relevant and practical academic & life skills that best fit their reality and prepares them for the challenging realities of a 21st global economy and world.