Is Sallie Mae Helping or Harming Black Millennials?

For almost the past 50 years, there has been a shift in the American Dream of success, especially in regards to black families. Civil rights laws opened doors to education. Colleges and universities began to flood with women and minorities who previously weren’t welcomed at institutions of higher learning. By the time the generation ofContinue reading “Is Sallie Mae Helping or Harming Black Millennials?”

Confessions of a Teacher Who Quit

A long time ago, I was a teacher. I initially didn’t want to be, though. I was terrified. I hated standing up in front of people unless I had a memorized script (like a poem). I stood behind the lectern on the first day so the students wouldn’t see my knees shaking. I prayed my voice would holdContinue reading “Confessions of a Teacher Who Quit”