African American children

Inglewood Pastor Spearheads Memorial to Young Victims of Jonestown Tragedy

Pastor Jynona Norwood  and Martin Luther King III Dedicate “Cherishing the Children Jonestown Memorial Wall”   November 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the mass murders in Jonestown, Guyana.  The horror of that tragic event in 1978, where more than 600 adults, 300 youngster and 40 infants died, lingers strong in the memories of many, especially Inglewood Pastor Jynona Norwood. Norwood, who leads Faith I AM Center, had rescued her young son from the cult, yet she and her family still lost 27 loved ones. In fact, her relatives were the youngest, a two-months-old baby; the second oldest, her 90-years-old cousin; and the

Black Students Still Only a Rhetorical Priority

Public education continues to fail African American children with little public outcry and   those who do protest strongly are often ostracized by the education establishment. Meanwhile, as has been the case for at least the past fifty years, there are no effective, sustained protests of the pervasive miseducation of Black children.  This speaks volumes about Black leadership, in general, and educational leadership in particular.