Celebrating the life of Maya Angelou

Today we lost a great literary giant, the prophet that is Maya Aneglou. Famed for her poetry and rattling voice, she moved the nation with her words. The “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” writer changed my life in the 9th grade when I first read her poem, “Still I Rise”. While reading “Still […]

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#BringBackOurGirls, A Community Responsibility Save #OurDaughters

#BringBackOurGirls is not simply a hashtag it is an international call to action. Almost 300 girls were stolen from a school in Nigeria for the interest of human trafficking over a month ago. Fugitive Boko Harm has kidnapped these girls and has been caught on tape declaring that he intends to sell these girls. Hiram’s […]

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3 Lessons to learn from Mariah Carey’s New Album

 Today, Mariah Carey releases her new album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse. This is her 14th studio album and 1st album after having her beautiful twins which can be heard on the album. Lesson 1. The title. The first part of the album is titled Me. I am Mariah, after a self poritrait […]

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Hair Dance inspiration!

Do you love your hair? Does your hair have a rhythm and a song. Does your hair sway as you and blow in the wind? I’m sure it moves. Hair moves us. It is our crowning glory. I recently read Dinah Johnson’s book Hair Dance to my class and we were also afforded the pleasure […]

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Show Your Talent!

 Here’s to all those kids in the St. Andrews middle school talent show and every kid for that matter who has ever performed in a talent show. It takes a lot of courage to hold a stage and perform for an audience of people you do not know. Tonight, I was invited to attend a […]

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