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Learning from the Footprints of Mothers: COSEBOC Celebrates the Year of the Mother

The year 2020 has been designated as the Year of the Mother. The official launch, January 20, 2020, coincided with...
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Wendell and Kevin: Their Footprints Informed my Footsteps

This year, the theme for the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) 14th Annual Gathering of Leaders, Boys and...
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George Floyd and the Countless Others we Memorialize Today

by Ron Walker June 9, 2020 Another name has been added to the roll of black women and men murdered...
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Now is the Time! Tomorrow is too Late!

by Ron Walker June 15, 2020 “The children of the despised and rejected are menaced from the moment they stir...
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Solomon’s Plan by Ron Walker

After many years of thinking about writing a book to share a story about the power of hope, resilience and...
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The Fruition of our Virtual Gathering of Leaders

Dear COSEBOC friends and supporters, On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Coalition of Schools Educating...
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My Daughter’s and Granddaughter’s are Breonna Taylor!

Their names are Amber, Robin, Azya, and Jordan. They are my daughters and granddaughters. I, like millions of other Black...
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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...
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Knowing, Understanding and Celebrating the History of Black Americans

February, 2021 During this Black History Month, I challenge all of us to better know, understand, and appreciate the contributions...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 –...
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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...
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An Important Report on Black Education in the Wake of COVID-19

An Important Report for Your Information Unlike any other time in recent history, the opportunity now exists to educate all...
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A Conspiracy of Care: A Call to Healing

Throughout our 15-year history, COSEBOC has embraced the belief that affirmative social, emotional, cultural, and academic development and wellness is...
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Video Highlights: Sankofa Rising! The Journey from a Moment to Movement

Dear COSEBOC friends and supporters, On May 26 and 27, 2021, COSEBOC hosted an amazing and very successful celebration of...
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Origin of the Phrase: Affirmative Development of Boys and Young Men of Color

The mission of COSEBOC is the affirmative social, emotional, cultural, and academic development of boys and young men of color....
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Past Events

Conversation with Shawn Dove

Date ~ May 10, 2021, 4pm ~Location ~ Zoom ~COSEBOC is proud to announce Shawn Dove as our next speaker in...
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Trauma Can Endure! What Must We Do to Heal?

I can still remember in vivid detail the terror I felt when I saw a picture of the grotesque face...
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