Why haven’t YOU learned anything?

“Man that school shit is a joke
The same people who control the school system control
The prison system, and the whole social system
Ever since slavery, nawumsayin?”

These Schools                                                                                                                                         ~Dead Prez

Mis-Education

Consider These Challenges…

Do You believe that as parents, it is our primary responsibility to educate our children or, are you of the mindset that it is perfectly acceptable to turn our Black children over to the public school system and have that duty outsourced?

Do You believe that our children can effectively learn from people who do not look like them and may not be truly committed to educating that child.

Do You believe that your children will and can rise to the level of your expectations? What are the expectations you have for your children? Do You believe that they matter to your child?

Do You believe that if the educator doesn’t truly care about or value the child being taught, that they are then unable to grow that child academically?

Do You believe that the real reason many of our children are not learning is because the people responsible for their learning couldn’t care less?

Do You believe that children need to feel content, valued, wanted and comfortable before they can effectively learn?

Do You believe that education content and curriculum today is relevant?

Do You believe that negative stereotypes are affecting the quality of education our Black children are receiving?

Do You believe that the mis-education of our children is not on purpose?

Do You believe that there is a deliberate and systematic effort to eliminate preparation for life after high school for Black people?

Do You believe that access to opportunity is equal across the board?

Do You believe that racism is no longer a threat to your son or daughter’s education and career opportunities?

What do YOU believe?

I urge You, dear reader to please leave honest feedback and comments on this as it was posted to inspire conversation and I’m interested to know your thoughts on these questions. This is an open forum designed to help us unite as parents, educators and social activists on the battlefield to stand in the gap for our children.

Light reflected is enlightenment infinite.

~Rachelle

PS! I urge you to try and get a copy of the below book by Dr. Umar Johnson. I will be adding it and a few others to our ‘Black Literature’ list that I have been very neglectful in growing!!!

Umar Johnson

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9 responses to “Why haven’t YOU learned anything?

  1. Ajaytao2010

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  2. Gaston Willis

    Its not fair to try to reply to this knowing I’ll never have the money,power,resources to stop the organizations that are so powerful they were able to change the entire curriculum of schools in 1995 to make sure anyone using it would be socially conditioned to the secret society’s slave sheeps. All we can do is tell our own the truth. The problem is most of us don’t know were part of a large game in a planet run by large corporations, 3 powerful jnfamilies, and satanic worship

    • Gaston Willis

      Its not fair to try to reply to this knowing I’ll never have the money,power,resources to stop the organizations that are so powerful they were able to change the entire curriculum of schools in 1995 to make sure anyone using it would be socially conditioned to the secret society’s slave sheeps. All we can do is tell our own the truth. The problem is most of us don’t know were part of a large game in a planet run by large corporations, 3 powerful families and so much money they
      could pay a doctor to send Michael Jackson into cardiac arrest.
      they made a card game about how they will depopulate the human race and sold and guess who purchased the game?

  3. Babyface1025

    Well said Rachelle. Parents really need to take a long look in the mirror and realize that THEY are accountable for the education of their children and the educational system is a compliment to the foundation that we should be building BEFORE our children step foot in the door of pre-K. The journey doesn’t end once we get our children to school.

  4. Appreciate your inforamtion. It is just too greeeeat!

  5. Great post Rachelle! I have that book by Umar Johnson. It is an amazing book! I think all black people need to read it and get informed. It’s important that we know what we’re up against. Umar lays it out plain and simple in his book. I had the pleasure of meeting Umar when he came to California back in December 2011. I met him in the hallway when he was coming out of the restroom. He and I chatted in the lobby for a few minutes about the condition of black people. We talked about education, African history and the importance of a strong family unit. He was really down to earth and had no ego at all. If he ever comes to Canada to do a lecture you should check him out. He’s a very intelligent brother that loves his people. I really respect him for that.

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