Bloomberg's Young Men Initiative →
Bloomberg pledges 127 million dollars to address and close the achievement gap that exist between black and latino boys and their white counterparts. How effective will it be? Who knows. There are some crucial components missing that do not holistically address the needs of these communities but it is a start. I am hopeful because the issue is being targeted and given priority.
Why I do what I do...
Just witness a glorious moment: I watched as a room full of 8th graders from undeserved communities captivated a room and showed a sense of maturity that many grown people lack. It was truly a wonderful experience. In many of their faces, I saw my own drive and potential. As I starred in amazement, I reminisced on my own Summer Law Institute experience with Legal Outreach. Nine years later I am...
Tera Hunter on 'Family Values' & 'Slave Marriages' →
Psalms 51:10– “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
I will wait for you... →
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Sex Pays: College Debt →
It is estimated that 1 out 25 women at NYU have participated in questionable exchanges for monetary compensation. Women and men have began to sell their bodies to pay rising tuition cost at universities across the United States. With a plummeting economy students are taking drastic measures to ensure they graduate.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”...