Author: Brian Love

Communication About Race Is Important in Business. Just Like in Education.

When you speak to some of the nation’s top CEOs of color, they will tell you some interesting stories. It doesn’t matter if it is in the business, education, military or the political world. People who are different from each other tend not to know how to talk to each other. People have a bad habit of talking at each…

Detroit’s First State of the Schools Address. What Should You Look For? Sign Up!

On October 25th, 482 Forward will host Detroit’s first State of the Schools Address on Oct 25th at Gesu Catholic Church from 6PM to 8PM. This significant for two reasons: 1) Traditional public and charter schools don’t operate together. 2) They have been at war with each other and have been used in political fights for years. This is a…

Local Teacher Receives Michigan Lottery’s Excellence in Education Award

There is so much negative energy in our world today. I decided to write about something positive this week. I refuse to believe there is not any good in the world. So today I’m celebrating Jessica Moore. She is a teacher with the Van Buren Public School District in Wayne County. The Michigan Lottery System contributes a major amount of…

A Year Later, I’m Still Writing About Race and Education

Last year, some of my first blogs on Detroit School Talk discussed race and education during the presidential election. Now that we are ten months into a new presidential term, things have not improved. It is getting worst. Racism and fear seems to run rampant. In this climate how can our children grow and learn. How do they receive a…

Taking a Knee. You Must Understand Your Past to Improve the Future.

It is a amazing to me that a man getting on bended knee to pray (ask) for equal justice and treatment for people of color is hated by so many people. During the Civil Rights movement, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took a knee to pray outside the Dallas County Alabama courthouse in 1965 before a civil rights…

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