A Difference of Reality

A Difference of Reality

Children from disadvantaged households and violent neighborhoods often do less well in school than peers from more economically comfortable backgrounds. Researchers have documented this repeatedly – in studies of individual children and through comparisons of schools, districts, states, and nations. Savage inequalities describe the striking differences between public schools serving students of color in urban […]

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

The purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, communities, societies, and governments. It has an unusual capacity to serve as a watchdog over those whose power and position most affect citizens of this great country. With so much uncertainty, confusion and […]

Malcolm X for Kids

Malcolm X for Kids

There are multiple YouTube videos and websites dedicated to teaching about Malcolm X to children of all ages. These websites start with the basics about Malcolm X, such as he was born Malcolm Stuart Little on May 19, 1925 and died on Feb. 21, 1965. One website stated that Malcolm X’s mother was a much […]

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