GIFTS OF THE VILLAGE Shelby floated across the stage with elegance and grace, just as the ladies of her family had taught her. She was absolutely gorgeous under normal circumstances, and this night, she was the most beautiful young woman in the world. Shelby was finally graduating high school and I was so proud … Continue reading
The Ecology of a Non-profit Written By Alika Turner In 2008, Co-founders Yusef Aziz and John Miller saw an opportunity to empower youth within the inner city of Atlanta. Back 2 Basic Kids Foundation has established a mission to helping at risk children in areas such as; Health & Fitness, Life Skills, Team Work, Education … Continue reading
My Thoughts Exactly By Alika Turner Establishing life in to our youth may be a task the many are not willing to fulfill. Reaching out to encourage and rebuild faith may start with one but, takes many to make an impact. We used to believe in the village that raised the Child. Somehow … Continue reading
Originally posted on My Quest To Teach:
HBCU The Disappearing Black Man on HBCU Campuses A new school year is beginning for HBCU’s, students are preparing to return to schools in August across our nation. Students and their families are shopping, packing and scheduling for college or university trips to HBCU campuses either close to…
Community Spotlight: A Parents’ Dream Parents Version By Carlton Grant Dear Little Black Village, Here is the story of my girl. She is the only child from my marriage and we came to America when she was three years old. This means that practically she grew up here in New York all her life. To … Continue reading
How A Master’s Degree Can Further Your Career.
Originally posted on The H.O.P.E. Scholarship:
A while back I wrote an article about the mantra that’s becoming more and more popular. “College isn’t for everyone.” As I stated in the article, while I tend to agree with the statement overall, I do believe it is an overstated one particularly in communities…
Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Internship Opportunity By Syretta Jones Internships are administered for one semester and are open to full-time juniors and senior students pursuing a criminal justice or related career degree who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Application guideline criteria are as follows: Must be enrolled in school during … Continue reading
Change starts at the home but it continues on to the community. We must work together to better our educational system so that everyone gets a good education and more of our youth graduate high school and continues on to college.