Closing the achievement gap: promoting school excellence through Kwanzaa

There is much talk and debate about how to close the achievement gap between black and white students. Since the landmark Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, (1954), the United States Supreme Court ruling that declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students that denied black children the same educational opportunities, black students have continued […]

100 great black brits

I was encouraged and excited to see that noted historian Patrick Vernon included the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus on his list of 100 Great Black Britons and that he ended up ranking 25th on the final list. Severo died in York in 211 BC. C. and he was possibly the first black man to set foot on British soil, but […]

Congress comes after its 401 (K)

75% of Americans disapprove of the work our representatives are doing. It’s things like this that explain why: While only about 13% of American employees nationwide enjoy a retirement fund that ensures stable income for life, all 535 members of Congress do … courtesy of Uncle Sam. Members of Congress participate in the Federal Employees Retirement System, which provides pension […]

The words, achievements, honors and legacies of Frederick Douglass remain indelibly imprinted on us

Frederick Douglass was perhaps the first black man to have had such a long and arduous rise that led him from slavery to some of the highest positions in the country, wielding considerable influence not only in the minds of many ordinary people, but also in the presidents. His name and legacies remain unforgettable as seen in the numerous quotes […]

Top software development trends to watch out for in 2017

Software development is a dynamic domain. You need to be on the lookout for new and emerging trends in this domain to expect the unexpected. The shift from conventional desktop use to the world of smartphones is rapidly gaining popularity. Users are increasingly demanding. If your area of ‚Äč‚Äčexpertise is software development, it is critical that you stay in tune […]

The road to the world of law

In the professional world, you must choose the right path to end up in the right destination. Nobody wakes up in a certain field as an expert with excellent skills and immense experience. Law is a career like any other and it requires all your efforts. Aside from passion, skill, potential, or even talent, the vital thing that will make […]

Starting your career as an insurance attorney

There are many different types of insurance policies available now, and each policy helps people easily recover from their loss or damage. You can get insurance for your health, car, property, etc. Insurance companies provide compensation to people and cover unexpected situations, from a car accident to a storm that damages your property. An insurance attorney offers legal advice and […]