Philosophy



The Segregation of Cultural Competence in the Training of Teaching Education

If you were to ask me what is the main challenge in educating black males in the K-12 public school system, I would have to answer, “the teacher’s training the teachers.” Although I cannot use this as a generalization because I am product of the Minneapolis Public School system, my experience was a lot different.





Patterns of the 5th Ward: “Race”

Should we find a difference between the number of “black” and “white” residents? Should a depressed part of town have a higher percentage of American citizens who are “black?” Should this same part of town have higher foreclosure rates when compared to other more affluent parts of town? It wouldn’t be unreasonable for these more affluent parts of town to be mostly “white,” would it?



Deconstructing Bill Cosby, Charlie Sheen and the Double Standards of Race

To deconstruct the misnomers in the American (United States) culture, in simple clarity, Sheen was thrown a life preserver, a smile and some forgiveness – for Sheen was a victim of his own lifestyle and he is a white male. The white-male patriarchal system of checks and balances passed on condemning Sheen. On the other hand, Cosby was thrown head-first to the concrete. What a difference a race makes.