Tag Archives: Education

The Diaspora of Black People Through 90’s Sitcoms: A Required Curriculum for Karens

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We are all sick to death of hearing Black people referred to as suspicious, intimidating or threatening, for no other reason than being Black. Walking. Jogging. Driving. Asleep. Unarmed. Just Black. With the litany of Black 90’s sitcoms, representing the full spectrum of Black life, there really is no excuse for the willful ignorance that causes people […]

How Young People Learn about Sex and Relationships

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Now more than ever, young people are exposed to images and stories about sex through social media that can be confusing and confronting. They may also talk with their friends or look online for answers to their questions, but the information they seek will not always be accurate, or age-appropriate. New research from the Medical […]

What Virtual Graduation Means to Philly’s Seniors

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Philadelphia high school seniors wore their caps and gowns in an auditorium last year. Family and friends looked on and shouted in the aisles. The graduates shook hands with their principals and received their diplomas.  Picture graduates walking to their living rooms and turning on the computer for the class of 2020 commencement. Their parents […]