A student once asked me, in the middle of teaching Ancient Civilizations, “Why don’t we ever learn about Brooklyn?”
The notion bothered me all week. Why didn’t we? Student communities have so many rich learning opportunities that deserve to be explored outside of....
That same year, a friend of mine that owns a literacy program called #PensofPower called to ask me to write some material for his program.
He said, “I want to bring more cultural relevance to the program. Bring attention to community issues. One day, these kids will have to restore our community too.”
I knew EXACTLY what to do.
But the bars they write at the END?!
🔥 🔥 🔥 FUEGO.
These kids are coming with the FACTS.