Latest News and Comment from Education

Thursday, May 13, 2021


 NewBlackMan (in Exile)

NewBlackMan (in Exile) TODAY


Creative Time’s Diya Vij Helps Launch an Art World Think Tank
' Diya Vij started her new job as Associate Curator of Creative Time just last fall, in the midst of the pandemic. She has since announced the first Creative Time Think Tank cohort, which includes La Tanya S. Autry , Caitlin Cherry , Sonia Guiñansaca , Namita Gupta Wiggers , and a number of other engaged voices of the art community. This new initiative invited people to submit proposals for an op
Former 'Pregnant Girl' Builds Support To Help Other Teen Moms
' Nicole Lynn Lewis felt overwhelmed and isolated as a young single mom in college. Now she runs a nonprofit, Generation Hope , designed to help teen parents get the financial and emotional support they need to thrive. Lewis is the author of Pregnant Girl: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families. ' -- Fresh Air
What Boston Can Teach Us About Free Universal Preschool Education
' President Biden has proposed the American Families Plan. And as part of that plan, he is proposing $200 billion towards free, universal preschool. Back in the late 1990s, Boston offered preschool to some of its children through a lottery. And this week, researchers released a study looking at the long-term effects of preschool education on those children. Joining The Takeaway to help us underst
Kaepernick Publishing to Release 'Abolition for the People: The Movement for a Future without Policing & Prisons' In October
Cover Art by Emory Douglas KAEPERNICK PUBLISHING’S FIRST BOOK ARGUES FOR A WORLD BEYOND POLICING & PRISONS NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 11, 2021 – Kaepernick Publishing is proud to announce that it will release its first title, Abolition for the People: The Movement for a Future without Policing & Prisons , on October 12, 2021. Abolition for the People will be available in print, e-book, and audio format
Book Trailer: Adrian Miller's 'Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue'
'In Black Smoke ( UNCPress ), Adrian Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restauranteurs helped develop this cornerstone of American foodways and how they are coming into their own today. It's a smoke-filled story of Black perseverance, culinary innovation, and entrepreneurship. Though often pushed to the margins, African Americans have enriched a barbecue culture that has come
'Underground Railroad' Director Barry Jenkins Sees Film As An 'Empathy Machine'
'For director Barry Jenkins , filming The Underground Railroad has been the most difficult undertaking of his career. Amazon's new series based is based on Colson Whitehead 's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about an enslaved teenage girl who escapes from a brutal Georgia plantation. The series, which was filmed in Georgia, depicts the underground railroad as a literal train that secretly transports

 NewBlackMan (in Exile)