Author: Brian Love

If You Are Going to Tell a Story. Then Tell the Entire Story. The Entire Truth Should Be Told.

This week’s New York Times Magazine article by Mark Binelli is very disappointing. He produces a very long story with a lot of incomplete facts. I guess it helps you if you have a one-sided view of charter schools and school choice.   I’ve been involved in Detroit education and political conversations for nearly 20 years. I’ve lobbied for last…

How Do You Talk to Your Black Child About Racism in America?

This picture says a lot. If you didn’t know better. You would think this is a color picture from a Klan rally taken in the 1950s or 1960s. No. It was taken at last week’s Charlottesville riots. This is a picture of people fighting for their privilege. So, how do we explain this to our kids? Kids who are easily…

Public vs. Charter: Should Parents Have A Choice?

The charter vs public school conversation is so skewed with myths, like charters take funds from public schools and public schools are condemned for failing children. This vainglorious battle between the two public education sectors has been replayed so many times and it’s getting old. The fact of the matter is that parents don’t care whether their children are in…

University Jumps In To Support Marygrove College Students. Why Can’t We Do This For K12 Education in Detroit?

Marygrove College on Detroit’s Westside announced this summer that they are cancelling their undergraduate program in January 2018. I hope you all understand that this is major. Inner city and suburban folks from our community will no longer be able to get an undergraduate degree from an inner city university. Sounds familiar? As of today, Spring Arbor College is stepping…

Does MSU Really Want This On Their Campus?

Haven’t we seen enough violence? Does anyone get that this is not just freedom of speech? This fuels the hatred in the hearts of those who desire to kill anyone not lilly white. This is sad, sad that Michigan State University  would even think about allowing such hatred on their campus, after all that has happened in Virginia Their right…

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