Sage Carrington Books: Adventure STEM Books for Young Learners

On of the girl’s favorite Christmas presents this year was a collection of Sage Carrington books. My mom’s neighbor happens to know the author, Justin Scott Parr, and gave an autographed set to my girls. He even happens to be from my hometown, DC! This was our first time meeting Sage and joining her on… Read More Sage Carrington Books: Adventure STEM Books for Young Learners

Going Home

One of the most exciting things a parent can do is re-walk the past with their children. That is exactly what Khari and I did this week with our girls. We took them home. Not home to Brooklyn where their dad was born. Not to my many homes (as an Army Brat you  homes along the… Read More Going Home

Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (LXD): This Week’s Inspirational Hour

Wow! Khari and I were first introduced to LXD years ago through the show, So You Think You Can Dance. We became instant fans. I loved seeing the variety of dance styles merging and supporting one another and Khari appreciated the ‘comic-book’ feel that is always present in the performances. When I found this TedTalk… Read More Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (LXD): This Week’s Inspirational Hour

4 Hip-Hop Resources 4 Your Kids

Originally posted on Bomani D. Armah:
Whether KRS-1 was screaming “You Must Learn!”, Inspektah Deck admonishing us to “…speak the truth to the young black youth”, Slick Rick teaching lessons in “Hey Young World” or Nas encouraging the youth with “I Can”, hip-hop has always tried (to varying degrees of success) to incorporate the kids. …