July 23, 2014
Two months ago I wrote a farewell op-ed for my school's newspaper, The Herald . The piece was addressed to Harold Washington College's...
Art
January 8, 2015
Very few Americans know that Dred Scott and Michael Brown are buried within miles of each other. The first, a slave, who sued for his...
blog
June 30, 2014
I’m an English teacher. Not the kind that orchestrates discussions about literature in a classroom. I teach English as a second language...
blog
April 21, 2014
Last week, the popular Facebook page Humans of New York featured a photograph of a white teacher in Harlem , the largely African-American...
Reviews
April 3, 2013
In a span of 100 minutes, Girl Rising , the new film by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, conveys the stories of nine diverse,...