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The Fall and Rise of the Confederate Battle Flag — From South Carolina to the Halls of Congress

History offers enduring lessons, one being that each and every day our past is forgotten. Some of this is accidental, or incremental. Before we can capture a moment it fades from consciousness. Rarely is it debated. And what is seen is often scrubbed clean. Much [...]

I wish…I wish ‪#iwishmyteacherknew Me!

By Betsy L. Angert | Originally Published at EmpathyEducates. April 15, 2015 I wish…I wish ‪#iwishmyteacherknew is perhaps the most needed lesson and yet, it is the one most often repeatedly rejected. What troubles our children far more than testing or conventions are the questions, "Will I [...]

Broken Windows. Broken People. Broken Policing

You can see the fear on our children's faces. Parents and grandparents too wear the pain. For the families of color times have not changed. The "talks" are many. For the most part, it is all the same. Except there is a difference. Decades ago, we [...]

Congressional Scrooge – Budget Cuts Got Fatter Care for Children Slimmer

Introductory Essay By Betsy L. Angert | Originally Published at EmpathyEucates. December 24, 2013 'Twas the day after Christmas and all through the [Senate and] House. Not a creature was stirring. Not even a mouse. We knew it was coming. Once again promises of salvation would deliver [...]