Equal pay for all!

Equal Pay Day is April 10, 2018. Because of the disparity between women’s and men’s pay, the typical woman must work to this date in order to make what the typical man made in 2017. More…

The Promised Land: 50 years later, our activism to get there continues

Fifty years ago this week, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., challenged us to make our nation “what it ought to be.” We’re not yet there–too many schools lack the resources all students deserve, too many working families struggle, too many people face discrimination. But when I look at today’s activism, I am inspired. More…

And a little child led them into history

Linda Brown died this week at age 76. Friends and family members say she was, by nature, a quiet person. But she frequently spoke out about the landmark desegregation case she was part of, Brown v. Board of Education, because she did not want anyone to forget its significance in ending “separate but equal.” More…

Watch Lily on the John Oliver show!!!

Arming teachers is such a bad idea, even John Oliver had to talk about it on his show Last Week Tonight. And guess what? He even included what educators have been saying this whole time…  More…

The Unimaginable Outlier List

I went to Broward County at the invitation of our colleagues there.  There was no speech to give.  No press conference.  No interviews.  There was just disbelief and pain and the need to have a human heart hear of the hurt and hold each other. This hurt is now too familiar.  Only weeks earlier our More…