Pike County 1969 Seniors Graduate in 2018!

“We had no regrets … because we made the right decision!” – Mildred Favors Dixon. A Georgia high school in Pike County officially graduated the Class of 1969 this year. Talk about a hold up! In the spring of 1969, the Pike County Superintendent decided to withhold the diplomas because the students chose to exercise their constitutional right and hold…

Black History: Is it Celebrated or Taught in Schools?

Black History Month should not begin and end with lessons of American slavery – Shaun King  Black history is celebrated during the month of February across the United States. Although we celebrate Black history Nationwide, a lot of the racial tension in America is due to the mis-education of black culture. This is one reason why school districts should be teaching…

Our Schools Are NO Place for Hate!

Over the last couple of weeks Metro Atlanta school Districts have received messages about possible school shootings. Parents are alarmed, faculty and staff are concerned and most importantly our children are terrified. Our schools are NO place for hate. I believe that the work of preventing school shootings and threats begins with reaching our children and families. School shooting threats…

Making Math Make Sense

“You do not study mathematics because it helps you build a bridge. You study mathematics because it is the poetry of the universe.” Making Math make sense to students is what helps them to perform better. As I’m in the halls with my scholars, I ask them about their grades. They always cringe when they get to Math. I ask them “Is…

Black Panther Inspires Black Girls to Excel!

Do not let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter. – Former First Lady, Michelle Obama  Everyone is talking about girls, girls, girls!  Girls, Girls, Girls, is more than just a hit song released by rapper Jay -Z in 2001. Ever since the hit song, we’ve seemed to not be able to stop talking about girls and the importance…