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    How Commercialized Hip Hop Impacts the African-American Child
    “FALSE MEDIA, WE DON’T NEED IT DO WE?” – How Commercialized Hip Hop Impacts the African-American Child
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    Okay, let me begin at the beginning.  I am a bona fide fan of hip hop.  I’ve been enamored with it since its humble beginnings.  In fact, it is my…

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    KNOW THYSELF - 10 Picture Books that Should Be on Every Black Child’s Bookshelf
    KNOW THYSELF – 10 Picture Books that Should Be on Every Black Child’s Bookshelf
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    I am the proud parent of a 21 year old and a 16 year old.  Yep, my babies are no longer babies.  And though that essentially means that I’m only…

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    patrice mclaurin old skool bookstore
    KNOW THYSELF: 29 Books that are Essential Reading for Black Folk
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    Black History Month is by far, one of my favorite times of year.  Black History books are by far, one of my favorite sub-genres to read.  So, in the spirit…

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    Social Emotional Learning is it a Rebrand of Character Education
    Social Emotional Learning: is it a Rebrand of Character Education?
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    Okay, I’ll admit it.  When I initially heard the phrase “Social Emotional Learning”, I was a bit intimidated.  I consider myself an educator by calling, not by trade, so when…

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