Find the best quotes by Geoffrey Canada.
Young people will tell you, if you’re not prepared to write the most violent, the most misogynistic, the most horrible kinds of rhymes and scenarios,…
You go through the Civil Rights struggle, everybody knew the songs – ‘We shall overcome.’ Everybody would sing it. Music helped us. James Brown, ‘Say…
My contract with my teachers is fair, and is two pages. The union contract is 200 pages. You cannot manage your business when you cannot…
I want my kids to graduate from high school. But that’s not enough. I also want them to go to college. Why? Because rich people’s…
I believe that for lots of churches and religious institutions, their main focus on the development of faith among parishioners needs to spread to the…
When I began working in not-for-profits, it was taking a vow of poverty, which eliminated huge numbers of folks.
We’ve gotta guarantee all of our kids an education.
There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t draw on my undergraduate background in psychology.
The tendency in lots of large organizations is to try and find a comfortable place where you think you can get measured rewards for measured…
Teachers need to be paid like professionals.
It’s just becoming more acceptable for girls to react violently.
It is important to have permanent safe spaces in Harlem.
If you are a lousy teacher, you should be fired.
An extended school day gives administrators the ability to ensure children get a well-rounded education.
You don’t need someone destroying you when your own people are the worst messengers possible. And this is what black people in America have not…
In two-parent households, women have increasingly entered the workplace, and in single-parent households, there is even more of a need for the adults to work.…
The system decides you can’t run schools in the summer.
At a school in Massachusetts where I once worked, we managed early on through consensus. Which sounds wonderful, but it was just a very, very…
Movies portray men as tough guys.
Middle-class families know education begins at birth.
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