The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Arts Education Cuts: Lack of Funding or Lack of Faith? By: David Ginsburg on April 30, 2014 In NCLB: No Chance for Latinos and Blacks, I wrote about responses to test score pressure that have been a disservice to children. One of those responses, … Continue reading Making the Case for Arts Education
In order to build up a generation of socially responsible and engaged youth and young adults, it is important to instill in children the value of giving back to their community. The following questions from Youth Serving America are a good way to access if your child … Continue reading Children and Community Service
“The above quote I shared of Kaluuya comes f…rom an interview he did for GQ and was his response to Jackson’s critique. I shared Kaluuya’s words during the discussion and somehow, what he expressed went over the heads of some folks. Some just couldn’t get … Continue reading Message to the Grassroots: Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya, Malcolm X, and the African Diaspora
“… As someone whose work is dedicated to the mission of global Black Liberation, one of the works that have heavily influenced my approach to my own work is Dr. George GM James’ Stolen Legacy: The Greek Philosophy is a Stolen Egyptian Philosophy (1954). While … Continue reading Social Reformation through the New Philosophy of Afrikan Redemption
On Saturday, January 16, 2016, The Elements of Culture Performance Lecture Series hosted special guest Performance Lecturer TheSYMBOL at The Bronx Music Heritage Center. His performance lecture – Hip Hop and the Politics of Identity and Representation: If Hip Hop is a Legitimate Culture Who Is a part of the Culture? explores the larger Universal Elements of Cultural formation and how the birth of Hip Hop Culture in the Bronx responded to them and in turn, how popular culture responded to Hip Hop Culture. Check out the lecture by clicking on the link below and enjoy!!!