Archive for July 2013

Zimmerman case reaffirms what most people believe

Another tragedy of the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman case is that yesterday’s decision, which found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder, reaffirms what most people believe: most white people will inherently do good while most black and brown people are inherently up to no good. Even though Zimmerman’s mother is Peruvian, George Zimmerman’s last... Read more »

Chicago teacher blogger of the year inspired by aunt: a guest post

A guest post by Marilyn Rhames On June 28, I called the names of 13 of the 40 eighth graders who walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. I wasn’t feeling my best, but at that moment nothing else mattered.  I had spent the past three years as their advisor and teacher, and this... Read more »