It’s Black History Month again and I am truly enjoying all of the cultural awareness and historical information being shared across social media. But as we celebrate the excellence of our ancestors and peers, there is a constant nuisance lurking not far behind: cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation is just a politically correct way of saying…Keep reading
Since I was a kid, I’ve always been fascinated about different cultures from around the world. I always wanted to know the why behind everything. For example, in elementary school, during our weekly library time, I would always check out those books that were like encyclopedias for a specific culture or ethnic group. As I…Keep reading
Growing up, one of my favorite holidays was Christmas. Not only because of the gifts, and hanging with my cousins at granny’s house, there was a special tradition that I longed for. In the town that I grew up in, on Christmas Eve, the local fire department would drive through the neighborhoods and a guy…Keep reading
Recently, I had an opportunity to speak with some educators and parents about their experience in a global pandemic. Each of them gives us a significant look inside their lives since schools closed back in March. Dr. Sherri Wallace Dr. Wallace has been an educator in Philadelphia for over 15 years. She has balanced being…Keep reading
I prayed for twenty years and received no answer until I prayed with my legs – Frederick Douglass Last night I was up until 3 AM thinking about how to address the murder of Walter Wallace Jr. and honestly, I still have no words that can express my true feelings . Right now, more than…Keep reading
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