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What Complicity Looks Like (Why I Support #YesAllWomen)

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Let’s say, for argument’s sake, that my boys and I wanted to have fun at an Irish pub, jamming to every rhyme and curse Shawn Carter could muster for three verses. It’s already 11pm and we got a few drinks flowing in our system, flirting with a few women of different skin tones, cracking jokes with the a bunch of …

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José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

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Pat Buchanan, Trayvon Martin, And Why Racism Isn’t Going Away

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When Scott McLeod sent me this tweet, I said, “What?” "America has been the best country on earth for black folks" http://t.co/52u5trmLOQ Yes, some people really think this way. cc @thejlv #ugh — Scott McLeod (@mcleod) July 24, 2013 No way. I know this was written back in 2008, but it’s worth re-reading because of the recent conversations about race, …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonPat Buchanan, Trayvon Martin, And Why Racism Isn’t Going Away
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Quvenzhané Wallis, Matthew McConaughey, and How We See Our Children of Color

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I have a confession: I’ve never seen Beasts of the Southern Wild. As a relatively new parent, I don’t always have the time or the funds to make it out to the movies very often. But that’s not the purpose for my essay because, when it comes out on Netflix, I know I have to watch. I, along with thousands …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonQuvenzhané Wallis, Matthew McConaughey, and How We See Our Children of Color

Truth Said In Jest

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Things to Keep In Mind When Attending a Movie / Play:1. Please turn off your cell phone when you come in the theater. I mean, as soon as. Especially if you know you have one of those annoying ringtones of some random celebrity telling you to pick up the phone. Morons who violate will tempt this young man to dropkick …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

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