Rosa Parks: A civil rights champion

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was an African American woman known for refusing to relinquish her seat to a white man on a city bus in...

Read More

Education for Democracy. Education is Democracy. Education as Democracy.

I was fortunate enough to spend the day last Friday at the Ford Foundation as a participant in a daylong symposium on civic education and...

Read More

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Promised Land: Are we getting closer?

In the last words of his famous “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. referred to seeing the promised...

Read More