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Why Not Have a REAL NYC Specialized High School Integration

By Michael Johnson Part 1- The Real Problem: What is to be done with all of those K-12 Black and Latino students who are on and/or above learning- and grade-level standards? “Change the Joke and Slip the Yoke.” —Ralph Ellison “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” —Oprah Winfrey “…Some […]readmore

Black children can bring a backpack full of fear and

By Michael A. Johnson A Brooklyn, NY white woman dubbed “Cornerstore Caroline” calls the police on a Black child she falsely accused of sexually assaulting her. When, in fact, according to the store’s surveillance video, his backpack, unbeknownst to the child, “accidentally” brushed up against her. The boy is traumatized and confused, he begins to […]readmore