Where Monuments Stand Still

Jose Vilson Jose

A few weeks ago, The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Committee sent me a mailing about the new memorial off the Tidal Basin in …

No More Heroes

Jose Vilson Jose

Last week, the whole world found out that Guru a.k.a. Keith Elam of the world-renown hip-hop duo Gang Starr had (ostensibly) died of a recent …

I Am A Man

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

On Saturday, NYC Educator posted an interesting speech, and here it goes: At first, when watching this video, I grimaced. How does a teacher get …

The Dream Upgraded

Jose Vilson Education

  It all started when we had our ELA tests and the kids were acting out, and really, acting out. After a while, I just got …