Monthly Archives: April 2015

Excuse Me, but Don’t Make Excuses for Me: A note from a young black male teacher

Three years ago…“So what penitentiary is that Rodney Jordan in today”? One year later, “Man I’ve been to jail four times and I just knew I’d see your son there.” Sound harsh? Well, the first question was asked by one … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Different: A Note from a Young Black Male School Teacher

He’s a thug, he’s a gangsta, he’s a bully! Often times, these are the labels placed on young black males who have been murdered by white men in law enforcement. A justification if you will. A justification for why another … Continue reading

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