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Journals 2017-03-30T21:48:13+00:00

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is to realize!

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Revisit

again and again

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Reimagine...

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and Remember.

Journals

How many of us, throughout our lives, or on occasion have kept a personal diary, a journal, or a chronicle of sorts. Perhaps, our professional status necessitates a living record of what we think, say, do or did. Certainly historians can and will tell our tale, even if only anecdotally. Friends and family might do a better job. Surely, societal and private filters change perceptions. That said, biographical data does not replace a first-hand accounting.

Walk with us as we open our doors. Turn the keys. How did each of us come to be? Who are we and why?

  • Read our stories.
  • Share your own.
  • It is never too late to learn from our past, to better understand the present, and to build the finest of futures.
2016-11-29T17:39:06+00:00

Of Love and Blood: For People Who Like To Watch Child Abuse Porn on Social Media

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That’s the question a lot of folks have been asking about the latest viral video of a sweaty hulking father who punished his son for walking out of class by lacing up a pair of boxing gloves and repeatedly punching him in the chest and [...]

2016-11-29T17:39:06+00:00

A Perfect Storm; The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools—Disenfranchised Communities

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"A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools" Part Three — Disenfranchised Communities A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools is a series of short videos, that reveals the real [...]

2016-11-29T17:39:06+00:00

Why John King Should Be Rejected as Secretary of Education

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When I learned that President Obama had formally nominated John King for the position of secretary of education, I was horrified and furious. As a student at Syosset High School during much of King’s reign as New York State’s education commissioner, I saw firsthand the [...]

2016-11-29T17:39:07+00:00

I’ll Be So Proud When My Daughter is President and Runs a Corrupt Oligarchy

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I want my black American daughter to be president of the United States when she grows up – and to evade, at all costs, the question of whether a president of the United States of America can be morally just. I want her to wear [...]

2016-12-05T05:39:22+00:00

The History of Public Education in New Orleans Still Matters

Photographic Credit; Students at a New Orleans charter school in 2011. By Ted JacksonTimes Picayune. If we cannot see white supremacy in the past, how will we recognize it in 2016? One could reasonably conclude that, prior to 2005, public education in New Orleans [...]