COSEBOC is Grateful and Thankful

COSEBOC is Grateful and Thankful

Dear friends and followers of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color,During the holiday season, the spirit of gratitude and generosity rings loudest. I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to you all and to share the growth and progress that COSEBOC is making due to…
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Remembering Emmett and Mamie Till

Remembering Emmett and Mamie Till

by Ron Walker In 1955, Jet magazine rested on tabletops in many homes of Black people, including the home of my grandmother where I saw it when visiting with my mother. It was in the pages of this magazine that I first saw the brutalized face of Emmett Till. He…
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Do You Believe That Children Are Our Future?

Do You Believe That Children Are Our Future?

by Ron Walker When the legendary singer Whitney Houston sang “The Greatest Love of All,” written by Linda Creed and Michael Masser, the lyrics were crystal clear and emphatic. Here are the words that form the first stanza: I believe that children are our future; Teach them well and let…
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Education Summit 2022

Education Summit 2022

Dear COSEBOC friends, As you may know, one of the roles that COSEBOC plays is that of support for organizations and individuals who share our mission of serving the affirmative, social, emotional, cultural and academic development of all students and for us, especially boys and young men of color. To…
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The Village is on Fire! Where are the Firefighters?

The Village is on Fire! Where are the Firefighters?

Susan Taylor, the esteemed founder and dynamic leader of Cares Mentoring, reminds us that the village is on fire. But, with equal passion she reminds us that we are the firefighters who can put out the blaze before it completely consumes everything and everyone in its path. The fire from…
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COSEBOC Supports Shawn and Shawn

COSEBOC Supports Shawn and Shawn

By Ron Walker COSEBOC has a deeply-rooted mission to affirm the social, emotional, cultural, and academic development of boys and young men of color. This mission is more important now than ever before. The pandemic, now going into its third year, has taken a massive and devastating toll on the…
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