Listen To Me and My Favorite Songs [Rhymes and Reason]

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Rhymes and Reason interviewed me to talk about my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education from a hip-hop perspective. I appreciated the time to just talk things out, tell stories about my upbringing, and inject Kanye West into an education conversation. To listen, …






You’d Be On C-SPAN Getting Mic’d Up Too [Video]

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Given how little I advertised this, I’m glad so many of you got to watch this interview of me via C-SPAN’s Wasington Journal with Pedro Echevarria (shout-outs to their team): A few things to note: I was hoping a student would call in, and that’s exactly what happened. The student …






My Shifted Learning Interview 2011

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On Friday, August 19th, I did an interview with Julia Fallon and John Pederson as part of their Shifted Learning podcast. The whole interview is right here on their website if because you’d like to catch it. You don’t want to miss it! Let me know what you think soon …






Jose Vilson: American Latino Take 2

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Ladies and gents, Some of you missed the last time I was on American Latino TV for my interview. Well, if you’re in the 100 or so cities thw show’s available in, you’re in luck: it’s airing again! The American Latino TV segment on “Jose Vilson: LOL” has been selected …






About That Time Out New York Interview

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I thought I’d let you in on a little secret. Time Out New York magazine recently came out with the New York 40, a collection of 40 people who emblemize New York City in all its corporate, liberal, and sleek-grit glory. Everyone from Tina Fey and Derek Jeter to Jay-Z …