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. [ESPN / OTL]
- Exactly how many ineffective teachers are there in NYC? Aaron Pallas thinks you ought to consider the source of the answer. [GothamSchools]
- Mos Def shares a sharp critique of Jay-Z and Barclays Center as a Brooklyn native. And drops a poem in here, too. [Vulture]
- Then Jon Becker said, “There is a LOT in this piece about the sports blogosphere that mirrors my view of the edublogosphere.” About Darren Rovell, Will Leitch, and the multitudes of bloggers turned sheeple … [View from the Nest]
Quote of the Week:
Actually, it’s not even a quote. Just watch.