It's not just a problem for your children. Grown siblings can still have lingering rivalries--like I do with my younger sister.
As a child, I thought it was a special day that parents used to express gratitude to their children, similar to other special occasions, like birthdays or holidays, like Christmas.
Today, inline with the mission and memory of his life, MLK Day stands as a bastion of service.
The victimization of black youth, even in educational environments, is not new. Black male students like Omari are disproportionately punished with out-of-school suspensions.
In a world where there are Santa Claus and Tooth Fairies, there still exists evil scum like pedophiles and terrorists. My daughter believes that one of the worst things that can happen to her in life is being late for school.
As a staunch music lover (and part-time rapper and saxophonist) I jump at opportunities to engage my daughter with music that is positive and meaningful.
Sure, there is team work and goal setting, but fundamentally, a child cannot understand the value of teamwork without understanding how to focus.
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