The nation’s latest report card shows America’s eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading. But, fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading. Findings also showed declines among fourth graders in math. Mississippi, the District of Columbia and some big-city school districts showed gains. Nationwide, a little more than a third of eighth graders […]

Today I’m very excited to be celebrating Thanksgiving with my family. Back when ‘89 was the number, I was not feeling this holiday at all. I was working with Black Panthers trying to free Geronimo Pratt, playing Public Enemy and Poor Righteous Teachers all day and reading anything I could find by Dr. John Henrik […]