This Dark and Stormy is dedicated to my future students. I wish you well. (at Yerba Buena - Avenue A)
In that case, I might do this just to see their faces. (H/t @idollaz)
Look what I found in my collection of stuff. #blackexcellence
I need to remember this every so often. (Via @mama_bklyn)
If you can’t teach, don’t. But if you can, do. Go hard or go home. We go hard.
We must make sure all parties are involved in our children’s futures.
Just this. #bringbackourgirls
As a nyctophiliac, I agree with this.
I must have this.
There are border crossings and hyphenations. Dominican, but not. Haitian, but not. Black Latino. Father. Poet. One of the fiercest writers…One of the most tender. Back-and-forth between Spanish and English. Rakim name-dropped alongside Ravitch. Some references cited and explained—Paolo Freire, for example – but the hip hop lyrics aren’t; it’s up to the reader to decode, not to Vilson to translate. That flips the rules of power and culture and literacy…
Rap hero. (Thanks @elliottwilson)
Confession: I only feel like being #2 to those who’ve withstood the tests of time, greatness, and ardour. I’m on a whole opposite field right now …
My galleys are here. This is about as real as it gets. I haven’t been excited this entire time about any of this yet, but it’s finally starting to sink in. This is it.