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In these posts, I share some of the pieces I’ve read from around the web. Some of them are blogs from colleagues and others come from major publications … and everyone in between.

Short Notes: My Dreams Is Vivid, Work Hard To Live It

March 10, 2013 Short Notes

A few short notes: Dart Adams is easily one of my favorite non-education bloggers out there, and his latest entry about the Notorious B.I.G.’s legacy gives plenty of reasons why. [Bastard Swordsman] Tara Conley writes an open letter to popular feminist Amanda Marcotte, wondering aloud about the exclusion of womynists and feminists of color in […]

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Short Notes: The Realest Podcast You’ll Hear All Month (Thanks, Zac Chase)

March 3, 2013 Short Notes

  A few notes: Zac Chase interviews me on math, wrong answers, and MisEducation of the Negro. Gangsta. [Autodizactic] Umair Haque spit some serious critique about the TED talk genre. Yes, I’ve done a TED talk. This is worth a read, still. [Storify] Daniel Pink does a cool interview with Copyblogger on how he writes. […]

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Short Notes: Mr. President, Please Stop Pointing Everything On Fathers of Color

February 24, 2013 Short Notes

A few notes: Dr. Brittney Cooper (co-founder of the Crunk Feminist Collective) calls out President Barack Obama for his misinformation on the role of Black fathers in Chicago’s massive violence. A really good read. [Ebony] This write up about Michael Jordan gives us a slice of MJ at 50 that few simply won’t dare write. […]

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Short Notes: Dear Chris Lehmann [This Time, It's About You]

February 10, 2013 Short Notes

A few links: Amidst all the talk about Obama’s lack of action regarding Chicago’s daily murders, First Lady Obama attends Hadiya Pendleton’s funeral. [The Root] ITeach4Change ruminates on the situation at Garfield High School in Seattle. We still need serious reform. [Cooperative Catalyst] The NAACP asks you to nominate a local hero for their unsung […]

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Karen Lewis on Using The Bosses’ Tools [Pre-MLK Jr. Day]

January 20, 2013 Short Notes

A few notes: The Los Angeles United School District and its teachers union came to an agreement on teacher evaluation that makes some sense. [LA Daily News] John Holland outlines with no equivocation the difference between responsibility and accountability. [Future of Teaching] Sherman Dorn gives us five oft-overlooked facts about President Barack Obama that might […]

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12 Blogs I Loved In 2012

December 30, 2012 Short Notes

In my short notes series, I like to share things I’ve read from around the web, usually parsed out from the plethora of things I pick up on my social media networks. At times, I find gems that keep me coming back for more. The following list have been reliable sources for pieces to share […]

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