This Is Why We Vote

By Shawn Dove, Anthony Smith and Ron Walker If ever there was a time for us to be the curators of the change we want to see, it is now. 2020 has brought us a horrible global pandemic and has underscored the 400 year-long pandemic of racial oppression and anti-Blackness…
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Racial Equity and Student-Centered Learning

COSEBOC announces the publication of a new report, “Racial Equity and Student-Centered Learning”. This report was jointly developed with the Education Development Center (EDC) and funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF). The report presents the results of a series of focus groups and interviews with high school students,…
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Trauma Can Endure! What Must We Do to Heal?

by Ron Walker: I can still remember in vivid detail the terror I felt when I saw a picture of the  grotesque face of Emmett Till after he had been killed. I recoiled from his face,  beaten beyond recognition, as if I were in the presence of a monster. I…
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There is Genius in the Hood

by Ron Walker There is Genius in the ‘Hood Have you ever given thought to the genius in the ‘hood? So many young sisters and brothers ready to do good, So many ready to create, invent, and innovate, Ready to inspire, design, and liberate! The ‘hood has lots of diamonds and fields of precious gems Waiting…
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A True COSEBOC Champion

“I am so humbled to be blessed in this manner. I still feel like I’m just lil’ ole KJ – being recognized for a good deed. It’s times like this when my life really does seem to have value, a purpose. Thank you and your organization for recognizing lil’ ole…
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Ratchetdemic : Reimagining Academic Success

COSEBOC is pleased to announce the publication of Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success by our colleague and good friend, Dr. Chris Emdin. A revolutionary new educational model that encourages educators to provide spaces for students to display their academic brilliance without sacrificing their identities. Dr. Chris Emdin, presenter of the January COSEBOC virtual…
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Holiday Greetings from Ron Walker

Dear COSEBOC friends, On behalf of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, I send you our best wishes for a safe, healthy and happy holiday. As we leave 2020, we look forward to the promise of 2021. Together, we will reimagine and build a bright future for our…
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Conversations with Deep Thinkers: Kamau Ptah

Important Note: Starting with Kamau Ptah's video-conference, the rest of the series will be an exclusive benefit of membership. COSEBOC members may also request audio recording. If you are not a COSEBOC Member, please click here to join or renew your COSEBOC Membership today!  On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4pm EST, the…
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