The “Edupurists” Podcast. (Click this link for the new podcast) The Edupurist Podcast focuses on education in its purest form, the truth. The Edupurist podcast will shed light on the many issues that affect Black/Brown families. Each episode will focus on changing the narrative by using education as a catalyst for change. The goal isContinue reading “The Edupurist Podcast”
I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This… But. I don’t know who needs to hear this… but, some of the things that our students are being exposed in school are unbearable. As a school leader, one wears many hats. One of those hats is a protector. I think it is crucial that school leadersContinue reading “I don’t know who needs to hear this… but.”
Black Lives Mean Nothing to Y’all. Black Lives mean nothing to white people and I’m sick of it. A teenager in Broward County gets wrecked by police officers, all because he picked up a phone. Some will say it’s probably a back story on the situation, and we shouldn’t rush to judge. We can sitContinue reading “Black Lives Mean Nothing to Y’all”
Successes and Failures of Success Academy. Any great school has its successes and failures. I’m not saying we need to pick on everything that happens in every school, but when something does happen, we can’t stay quiet. Full Disclosure. I root for Success Academy like its no one’s business. As a charter school leader whoContinue reading “Successes and Failures of Success Academy.”
Tone Death to Blackface: Aren’t you tired of reading stories about white students in blackface? Don’t they know how offensive and hurtful these actions are? Do they even care? Are the tone death? Blackface is the act of impersonating black people by painting your face black. Blackface became prevalent in the 1830s. Whites and otherContinue reading “Tone Death to Blackface in schools”
Whether its the young lady in Philly not being allowed to play basketball due to wearing her hijab or the young lady in New Orleans being sent home because of her hairstyle, black popular culture is under attack.