Empowering Teachers/Overcoming COVID-19

Empowering Teachers/Overcoming COVID-19

By John L. Horton Well, the “new” school year (2020 – 2021)) is almost upon us.  And, the issue of “improving” our public schools lies before us as never before. Accordingly, I got to thinking about what “we” can do to significantly “improve” our public schools for...
Juneteenth  —  Its Symbolism, Substance And Significance

OPINION: America Needs Leadership

BY JOHN L. HORTON An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep. — Alexander the Great To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and...

Black History Year-round: Who Are we?

BY JOHN L. HORTON “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” — Marcus Garvery “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the...
Juneteenth  —  Its Symbolism, Substance And Significance

EMPOWERING YOUNG BLACK MALES

By John Horton “It is impossible to pretend that you are not heir to, and therefore, however inadequately or unwillingly, responsible to, and for, the time and place that give you life – without becoming, at very best, a dangerously disoriented human being.” (S) James...
Juneteenth  —  Its Symbolism, Substance And Significance

ADVICE: Basics of Parenting

  BY JOHN L HORTON “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your...