American pedagogical theorist and President of the National Academy of Education, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, is a leading advocate for what we practice at Melanin Origins - Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. Melanin Origins is in a pivotal position to provide such information to Schools, Libraries, Bookstores, and the world as we know it. Learn more about our learning materials and services at www.MelaninOrigins.com.
We did IT!!! Self-Publishing companies very rarely get reviewed by top Review Companies, but Melanin Origins LLC has done the IMPOSSIBLE thanks to Author Larry Simmons Jr. and his outstanding work of art: Flying Above Expectations. Join Melanin Origins as we tell of the Tuskegee Airmen and a few of their accomplishments in flight and in moral character. Author Larry Simmons Jr. penned this story for children worldwide in hopes to awaken the conquering, persevering and ambitious nature in every child that reads this book.
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Blacks then disproportionately overpopulate the prison industry (naysayers: research the phrase disproportionate minority contact). Blacks come out of jail and prison to the same economic and living conditions and are now denied the ability to vote, attain certain careers, receive federal assistance for higher education, and so the cycle continues. There is a system in place that was not created for African American involvement nor advancement, and that system is what literally guides everyone’s daily lives in America. So we need a revolution! That system needs to be changed! Okay, yes… everyone knows this, but how though?
“At the same time negative things are happening in the world, there also are equally as many positive things happening”. Will we choose to succumb to fear, depression, and hopelessness? Or will we stand up and choose to use it as fuel for motivation, happiness, and championing the one thing it appears society is out to destroy..."
If we want to succeed in having better communities, better race relations, lower crime rates, ingenuity in the inner city, a generation of people that replaces trap culture with innovative excellence as the new dominant norm, etc. then we must be able to find the most effective ways to reach people of color.
Founder and Chief Operations Officer of Melanin Origins LLC provide a thoughtful explanation of the precepts that lie at company's foundation - Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. Learn more about Culturally Responsive Pedagogy HERE.
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