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August 07, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Fired for Being Gay

The bias that raged in the 20th century proved to serve no purpose other than to cause damage. As we have moved away from the exaggerated bias, fear mongering, and exclusion of those considered different from the majority, inclusion offers some healing.

April 30, 2014

Racism's Ugly Face Calls Us to Positive Action

In our words and actions, we must represent the good in America. We must hold the doors open to those who have found them closed. That's what educational leaders are called to do.

November 07, 2013

Facing Racism

Each of us is a more courageous leader if we wrestle with ourselves to know whatever bias lives in us. We have children watching and waiting for us to do something.

October 29, 2013

'Tolerance'...What Does That Mean?

We must keep abreast of a rapidly evolving language and be sure the people with whom we are communicating have arrived at the same understanding.

September 01, 2013

Safe Schools for Everyone

As public school leaders, it is our moral obligation to make our schools safe for all children at all times no matter what is happening in the legal courts or the courts of public opinion.

August 04, 2013

Through the Eyes of an Emerging Black Leader

Make sure everyone is heard and those with much to lose are not overlooked if they are silent!

July 25, 2013

Can the Internet Help End Censorship?

The Internet is disrupting a pattern of censorship. It allows schools to open the floodgates to widely divergent perspectives and experiences.

July 23, 2013

Prejudice Hurts Everyone

Our world must be a hopeful place where children are capable of transcending barriers of our bias, to a much larger circle of familiarity.

July 14, 2013

Change Your School's Culture - Watch Your Language!

The future of our nation is created during the years students spend in schools. We hold the hope, as educators, that the talents of no child or adult get overlooked because of the physical body in which they come wrapped.

July 07, 2013

Speaking Truth

We must do what is required of us, while not accepting silence as a sign of compliance. Influential voices are needed, no matter the cause. Do not waste them on trivia lest their power will be tossed to the wind.

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