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Syrena Webb knows first-hand that first-generation college students will succeed with the proper support because she herself is a shining example of dedication and hard work lifted up and guided by caring mentors. As Schoolcraft College’s on-site Campus Coach for Detroit Promise, she provides resources, guidance and assistance with...
“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” — Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis To justify and maintain the status quo, enslaved Africans were denied access to education: punishment and death to those who presumed to teach or show ability in reading...
READ IT. “Rooted in nonjudgemental kindness and love,” Tabitha Brown shares intimate stories and experiences sprinkled with vegan recipes and inspirational quotes. Turn your (not so) good morning into a great morning with daily lifestyle confessions, quotes, topics and prayers. WATCH IT. Looking for comfort TV? “Madea’s Farewell Play” has been made into...
Why It’s Still So Important For The Future of Our Youth As young people transition back to school at such a time as the existing global pandemic, there is bountiful room for more discussions on the state of our children, their futures, and how we must craft further avenues for...
Editor: Blake O. Benberry In modern Detroit times, discussion surrounding Historically Black College Universities (HBCU) and the City, is rare. Yet, for some who recall the vibrancy of an earlier educational era here, the recent announcement of the former  Lewis College of Business reopening is likely to ignite interest.  D’Wayne Edwards,...
Welding by trade
Students across Detroit are looking ahead to another academic year. Some will go to a four-year college, but that’s not the path for everyone. And in the mid-to-post COVID world, where most vocational fields are experiencing a steep skills gap, that’s perfectly fine. “There’s a lot of jobs that are...
Critical race theory
Critical race theory is an academic movement that has recently gained widespread attention because of its framing by some Republicans and conservative groups in restricting the teaching of America’s past and present. Though, the principles of critical race theory are not new. It was first explored in academia by...
Lingo Coding Kit
Lingo Coding Kit lets kids complete projects and make gadgets with a STEM focus.
Zoom School
Much has been discussed about whether this setup allows our children to grasp all that they need academically, but what about their social and emotional learning? One Detroit family opens up about how they’re trying to stay afloat in a sea of strange.
Springboard Collaborative
This Louisville native heads the local arm of an organization that’s committed to improving literacy and bridging the gap between home and school.
Grosse Pointe Schools
Former and current Grosse Pointe students say the environment is ripe with racism.
Schools reopening
Had a conversation with school officials about COVID-19 reopening plans and heightened racial tensions, and how that might impact your child this fall?

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