Abigail Fisher, Affirmative Action, & Why Reverse Racism is Rubbish

After appearing before the Supreme Court bench for the second time, the nation's highest court dealt a death blow to Abigail Fisher. In Fisher...

Alabama Teacher “On Leave” Over Racist Math Quiz

I'm pretty big on education. So much so, that like most minorities, in the context of race, I see education as the great equalizer....

Diddy’s Charter School Hustle

The media is predictably singing the praises of rap mogul Diddy for opening a charter school in Harlem. Now, before I get into this...

MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry, & the Death of #Nerdland

If you are planning to watch the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC this morning, you may be sorely disappointed. On yesterday Harris-Perry announced that...

Justice Scalia’s Racist Beliefs and the Mizzou Protests

According to Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, African-Americans are not “cut out” for higher education. The statements made yesterday during a hearing around the...

Spring Valley High School Assault is a Microcosm of America

Ever since I have been taking my hiatus from this blogging, I have noticed plenty of uptick on the internets dealing with Spring Valley...

Bree Newsome: Black Women are Heroes

Being a middle school teacher, I have a tendency to tease my male students. A lot of times, there may be some discrepancy that...

Dr. Umar Johnson and The Power of the Punani

I am noticing more and more mentioned indiscretions with men and their “insignificant others”. If these men aren’t caught up with their side pieces,...

Atlanta Public School Cheating Scandal: Business As Usual

The verdict for the APS (Atlanta Public Schools) Cheating Scandal has come in as guilty (let that sink in for a second while I...

#SAE – The Important Unimportance of Sigma Alpha Epsilon

SAE and their racist debacle is actually making its rounds. We have been hearing about it all week. Parker Rice, member of Sigma Alpha...

Oklahoma Wants Brainwashing via AP U.S. History

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. – Maya Angelou History is something that...

5 Things About the Howard University Middle School Fiasco

Absurdity. This is the first word that comes to mind when considering the situation where teachers at a middle school were fired for teaching Black...

Floyd Mayweather’s Reading Problem: Fame, Money & Illiteracy

It all started with Floyd Mayweather being called out by 50 Cent. With 50 Cent being 50 Cent, he challenged Mayweather to a “reading challenge” of a...

Deanna Jordan: Single Mother of 3 Graduates UCLA With 3 Degrees...

Deanna Jordan, 28, who grew up in Compton, California, has three sons and is a single mother -- oh, and Deanna Jordan is also...

Rashema Melson: Homeless Valedictorian Earns Scholarship to Georgetown

Rashema Melson, 18, a D.C. high school student who spent the past two years living in a homeless shelter has graduated high school as...