The United States is becoming much more racially and ethnically diverse. At the same time, it’s becoming more unequal in terms of wealth and income. These two trends are combining in an uncomfortable way: the wealth and income divide is happening along racial and ethnic lines. Read More
New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from California artist Monk Mandino. His new single “ F.L.I.M nroP” is produced by DamCold$. To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.
More than just a meat substitute, beans are so nutritious that the latest dietary guidelines recommend we triple our current intake from 1 to 3 cups per week. Our diets tend to be seriously skimpy when it comes to fiber (the average American consumes just 15 grams daily), to the detriment of both our hearts and our waistlines. We have outlined the top 5 bean choices and the top 5 reasons you need to increase beans in your weekly diet. Read More
New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Atlanta Producers Organized Noize. Their new single “Kush” features 2 Chainz and Joi and comes from their self titled EP Organized Noize. To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.
There is if you think its Urban Education program should be graduating black teachers.
by Deanna Isaacs
UIC College of Education Dean Alfred Tatum
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) professor Therese Quinn lobbed a little bomb at her alma mater, the UIC College of Education, last week. The college had selected Quinn, who teaches in UIC’s School of Art and Art History and heads its program in Museum and Exhibition Studies, as an honored alumnus. She would participate in this year’s commencement ceremony (held last Thursday) and receive an award at a College of Education gala benefit event the following night. Read More
As the country celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, I’m grateful for the Black male educators in our low-income communities. They inspired me as a child and shaped my career path and they do the same for some many Milwaukee children. Read More