The House Negro

I’m sitting there with 2 of my favorite educators, exchanging laughs, gossip, and semi-Mexican food. I got a cold Corona in my hand, and the ladies have mojitos in their hands. We’re all sitting there, …

Shot Rings Out In The Memphis Sky

The speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. constantly remind me why we need to find peace, even to this day. Barack Obama’s latest speech on race invoked those sort of images from past civil rights …

The Checkered Taxis Project

To interpolate Jeremiah Wright Jr., I’ve had too many cabs whiz by me and not pick me up. Over the last 8 months, just by informal observation, I’ve been passed over by an NYC yellow …

Everyone’s Got Their Doctorate Now

Before I continue, I’d like to thank Tia (not sure who she is, but she likes my blog) for nominating me for the Best Education Blog in the 2007 Weblog Awards. If you’d like to …

Color Commentary

The problem / blessing with being a blogger of “color” is that, because of our natural tendency to discuss politics, we’re instantly labeled and constricted to a certain type of writing i.e. we’re looked at …