concentrated poverty

Your Neighborhood Matters

Your Neighborhood Matters

The television show Daniel Tiger teaches kids important lessons, but there's a sad truth to face when we visit the "neighborhood of make-believe." Today, we take a look in the mirror and discuss the condition of American neighborhoods, how they affect the future of our children, and what we can do about it. Read on to learn more!

Anna J. Cooper, her school, & her legacy

Anna J. Cooper, her school, & her legacy

Several year ago, I learned about an incredible woman, born in slavery in Raleigh, NC who eventually became one of the most important figures in American education, Anna J. Cooper. Representing an organization that is for equal education and was founded in Raleigh, it seemed fitting to highlight the voice of such an instrumental African-American woman in education this February. But in researching Cooper, I also learned about the school she gave her heart and soul too.