The Black students at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, picked a memoir about a Black student’s time at a white boarding school for the summer of 2022 book. Here is my review. ADMISSIONS: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School by Kendra James (she/her) is a memoir by the first African-American legacy student to graduateContinue reading “Review of Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School by Kendra James”
Steal shamelessly from every source. Share freely and be open to new information from sport and every other disciplines. Everyone has different ideas. Catfishing – the act of misleading somebody with a fake internet persona Any story that starts will also end. This is the way novelists think: beginning, middle, and end. Curiosity is theContinue reading “July Notes”
1. What’s one thing that’s happened to you that has made you a stronger person? 2. What’s one thing that’s happened to you in your life that made you feel weak? 3. Where is one place you feel most like yourself? 4. Where is your favorite place to escape to? 5. Who do you thinkContinue reading “More Questions for 2022”
Patti LaBelle preformed on April 17, 1987 during Julius Erving retirement ceremony in Philadelphia at a Sixers basketball game prior to the start of Dr. J’s final regular season game at the Spectrum. LaBelle, who is also a Philadelphia native, sang a ballad dedicated to Erving.
Let America be America again.Let it be the dream it used to be.Let it be the pioneer on the plainSeeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed—Let it be that great strong land of loveWhere never kings connive nor tyrants schemeThatContinue reading “Let America Be America Again By Langston Hughes – (1901-1967)”
There are only 168 hours in a week. “Paradise is one’s own place, One’s own people, One’s own world, Knowing and known, Perhaps even loving and loved.” – Octavia E. Butler “Freddish” ~ Fred Rogers way of talking to children on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Children tend to hear things literally. Fundamentally, Freddish anticipated the waysContinue reading “June Notes”
June 23, 1982 – Vincent Jen Chin (May 18, 1955 – June 23, 1982) was a Chinese American draftsman who was beaten to death in a racially motivated hate crime by two white men, Chrysler plant supervisor Ronald Ebens and his stepson, laid-off autoworker Michael Nitz. They assailed Chin following a brawl that took placeContinue reading “Day in the History of Racial Injustice”
I forget to post this gallery for May.
Transnational networks ~ contacts, coalitions, and interactions across national boundaries that are not controlled by the central foreign policy organs of governments. hegemonic ~ ruling or dominant in a political or social context. LIFE PRINCIPLEExplore the edges of the sandbox. Color outside the lines. Spill some milk. There are many ways to play, coach andContinue reading “May Notes”