Over the weekend I caught up with author Matt de la Pena who provided me with some much needed information on the Mexican American Studies Program being pulled from the Tucson school district – which was first reported in the New York Times by Michael Winerip.
Michele Howe Clarke talks to me about the fine art of “Facing Forward” after living through an unusual bout of cancer that left her disfigured, but not discouraged. W.A.R., author, Matt de la Pena talks about his recent trip to Tucson, AZ, and what it feels like having your well-received novel pulled from the bookshelves. [...]
…is about to crack wide open thanks to some REALLY good news I’ve read from a recent press release – sent to me from my friend and author, Cindy Pon. Tu Books publishing Tobias S. Buckell and Joe Monti’s anthology Diverse Energies By Press Release March 29, 2012 A press release from Hannah Ehrlich of [...]
Comic creator and social media entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit, is not allowing racial attacks to break his creative strides. Bakhit’s characters and stories are his way of empowering how the Arab youth see themselves. Suleiman Bakhit is a TED FELLOW and shares his story >>>http://fellows.ted.com/profiles/suleiman-bakhit Also, find out the background as to how he got the [...]
What Happens next? Trayvon’s Life Has to Count for Something! By Monica Hayes, Ed.D., MAT, MSW (Health and Education Consultant) The discussions inthe media and on line have focused on a variety of perspectives. There have been calls for investigations and arrests and in too many cases calls for caution, so that we do not [...]
Neesha Meminger was kind enough to Skype in an interview with me regarding the tragic death of Trayvon Martin. Thank you, Neesha! A special thanks and video credit goes to my niece, Kayla, who videotaped the Million Hoodie March in Union Square last night, and to my husband Mark, who videotaped this series of Skype [...]