The Importance of Reading

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison A reread of Subterranean inspired me to do this post—that and the fact that I was short on ideas. Reading is a highly complex process that involves a series of neural responses inside the brain, according to The Literacy and Language…

Meet Caleb Anderson

I’m a firm believer that scholastics needs to be promoted to Black male youth more than athletics and entertainment. And there’s a story about a young genius that may motivate my community to do just that. The following information comes from CBS News. 12-year-old Caleb Anderson is currently studying aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech University….

Ile Omode School

Greetings Everyone, I came across another African-centered institution for Black youth that I had to spotlight. Ile Omode School Based in Oakland, California, the Ile Omode School is an African-centered school founded by the Wo’Se Community of the Sacred African Way. They are an independent and private institution that teaches children from preschool through 8th…

The Kamali Academy

Greetings Everyone, If you’ve been following this blog, then you’ve seen me stress the importance of African children receiving an African-centered education. Well, I found another homeschooling institution that I had to spotlight here on Honest Media. The Kamali Academy Founded by Dr. Samori Camara, the Kamali Academy is an Afrikan-centered homeschooling program that serves…

Project KKIS: Ms. Del Learning Center

Greetings Good People, I was watching a live stream from Afrikan Esq when she advised that Project KKIS (Keep Kids in School) will be collecting school supplies for the children of Ms. Del Learning Center in Gressier, Haiti. KKIS is a fundraising campaign that distributes school supplies to children in need. Dwayne Wong Omowale, author…

The XyayX Institute

Greetings Everyone, In a previous post, I addressed the percentage of African American youth that are being homeschooled. With the biased curriculum in our Public School System, it only makes sense that more parents take matters into their own hands and educate our children. So I wanted to spotlight another African-centered school that’s doing just…

Re-Education

“The educational system of a country is worthless unless it [revolutionizes the social order]. Men of scholarship, and prophetic insight, must show us the right way and lead us into light which is shining brighter and brighter.” – Carter G. Woodson   For the past few years, I’ve been questioning the current conditions of our Public…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Good People, I try to stay abreast with current events happening throughout the country as well as the world. Although the majority of the content is depressing, there’s always a few intermittent stories that brighten up my day. So I’m going to start spotlighting those that do. The following story comes out of my hometown,…

Back to the Blackboard

Greetings Everyone, I was watching a Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club interview with singer Jill Scott, and she advised that the need for Black men who are wide awake is currently at desperate levels; particularly our presence, voice, and command. After hearing that, I instantly thought about domestic life in regards to rebuilding the Black…