Category: Community

His Words…….As We Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Peter Cunningham, Executive Director Education Post In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we celebrate Black voices for better education like these parents, teachers and students in Chicago, and hundreds more we’ve published over the years. We salute our friends at Education Leaders of Color who continue to challenge profound inequities in education. And we give you Dr. King’s own words about education’s purpose, written when he was a…

The Grace Behind The King!

  Martin Luther King Jr. was brilliant. His actions allowed him to capture audiences and move even the hardest of hearts. He sat in rooms with his enemies and shared his passion in a way that caused his hearers to never doubt that he was still for his people. His words, prolific yet prophetic, told of days that would follow…

Dying For Justice

Erica Garner, This beautiful soul has made her transition. After finding the courage to speak out against racism and the violent nature our country approaches us a black people. She is finally able to rest from her fight against some who will cast down more not-guilty verdicts to people who more than likely celebrate her death. I am sure they…

Parent Advocacy, Engagement, Outreach, Yada Yada Yada!

What qualities should and shouldn’t we have when considering ourselves advocates, liaisons, engagement or outreach managers for parents and community? You know, we all have names for it. As a matter of fact, most of the organizations in the city of Detroit have a position listed for someone who connects with community and parents. Seems to be a growing trend.…

Don’t Make Us Choose Sides, Parents Just Want Good Schools Not A War

Take all kids out of charter schools. Close them down and require those students to attend their closest public school, no matter how far the distance, how full the classrooms and how low-performing. Hop on a bus more than 25 minutes to attend the closest highschool near you and sit at the back of the class on the floor. Children…

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