Black Male Student and Teacher Writing on Blackboard

Notes from The Black and Latino Males in High School Forum

Jose Vilson Jose 4 Comments

On November 24th, 2009 at around 9am, I had the distinct pleasure of going to the NYU Metropolitan¬†Center Policy for Urban Education¬†Educational Forum. The topic was “How are Black and Latino males faring in our high schools?” hosted and moderated by Dr. Pedro Noguera, professor in the Steinhardt School of …






Cornel West, Professor

Live With Legends – Julian Bond and Cornel West

Jose Vilson Jose 10 Comments

I had the pleasure of sitting in the front left aisle in the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Union Square for a conversation between Julian Bond, chairman of the NAACP, and Dr. Cornel West, activist, thinker, professor, and leader. As I looked at this rather diverse crowd, young professionals, burgeoning …