The Revolution Will Be Live: LeBron James and the I Promise School

1) Livingston, D. (2018, Jul 30). Stage is set for an awe-inspiring first day at LeBron's I Promise School. Akron Beacon Journal. Retrieved from https://www.ohio.com/akron/news/local/stage-is-set-for-an-awe-inspiring-first-day-at-lebrons-i-promise-school

2) Conn, J. (2018, Jul 30). LeBron James Family Foundation's I Promise school opens in Akron. Cleveland.com. Retrieved from https://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2018/07/lebron_james_family_foundation_8.html

3) Wahl, G. (2002, Feb 18). Ahead of his class. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved from https://www.si.com/vault/2002/02/18/318739/ahead-of-his-class-ohio-high-school-junior-lebron-james-is-so-good-that-hes-already-being-mentioned-as-the-heir-to-air-jordan

4) Cottom, T. (2018, Jul 30). Exclusive: LeBron says opening his I Promise school 'still so surreal.' Ohio.com. Retrieved from https://www.ohio.com/akron/news/exclusive-lebron-says-opening-his-i-promise-school-still-so-surreal

5) Gonzalez, B. (2018, Jul 31). Why LeBron's I Promise school is bigger than any championship ring. Vibe. Retrieved from https://www.vibe.com/2018/07/lebron-james-promise-school-bigger-championship-ring/

6) Schneider, J. (2016, Jun 22). America's not-so-broken education system. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/06/everything-in-american-education-is-broken/488189/

7) Martin, R. (2018, Aug 1). Personal interview. NPR. Retrieved from https://www.npr.org/2018/08/01/634492350/principal-of-lebron-james-i-promise-school-talks-about-mission

8) https://twitter.com/ConfidenceisKi/status/1024379137442500608

No Kap, No NFL: A Year without Football

(1) Masenda, K. (2017, Mar 3). Colin Kaepernick and making adjustments. Soul On Ice 6. Retrieved from http://www.soulonice6.com/blog/2017/3/3/colin-kaepernick-and-making-adjustments

(2) Dennis, Jr., D. (2017, Oct 1). Deciding to skip the NFL season. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/10/deciding-to-skip-the-nfl-season/541638/

(3) Hampton, R. (2017, Sep 12). The Kaepernick rankings: 5 quarterbacks we hated in week 1. The Sports Fan Journal. Retrieved from http://www.thesportsfanjournal.com/columns/ron-hampston/kaepernick-rankings-5-worst-quarterbacks-nfl-week-1/

(4) Tynes, T., & Lyles, Jr., H. (2017, May 25). A rally for Colin Kaepernick at NFL HQ showed how far his voice carries. SB Nation. Retrieved from https://www.sbnation.com/2017/5/25/15687244/colin-kaepernick-nfl-fee-agency-new-york-rally-solidarity-police-brutality

(5) Tynes, T.  (2017, Aug 24). Colin Kaepernick rally in New York shows NFL can't hide from this movement. SB Nation. Retrieved from https://www.sbnation.com/2017/8/24/16193226/kaepernick-protest-rally-nfl-headquarters-new-york-organizers

(6) Kilgore, A.,& Clement, S. (2017, Sep 6). Among fans less interested in NFL, more cite anthem protests than head injuries. The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/among-fans-less-interested-in-nfl-more-cite-anthem-protests-than-head-injuries/2017/09/06/099cc50c-923f-11e7-8754-d478688d23b4_story.html?utm_term=.63bb814d3f57

(7) Bailey, I. (2017, Oct 16). Without Kaepernick, what is NFL saying to black fans? CNN. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/16/opinions/nfl-rodgers-kaepernick-protests-bailey-opinion/index.html

(8) Bryant, H. (2018, Jan 26). A protest divided. ESPN The Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/page/enterpriseCoalition180126/colin-kaepernick-movement-endures-supporters-more-fragmented-ever

(9) Loggins, A. H. (2017, Nov 14). Colin Kaepernick has earned the right to rock that 'GQ' cover uniform and afro. The Undefeated. Retrieved from https://theundefeated.com/features/colin-kaepernick-gq-cover-in-uniform-and-afro/

(10) Know Your Rights. Retrieved from http://knowyourrightscamp.com/

(11) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJfpiQpkR5M

(12) Spears, M. J. (2016, Oct 29). Colin Kaepernick: "There's nothing that anybody is going to say that's going to change how I feel about these issues." The Undefeated. Retrieved from http://theundefeated.com/features/colin-kaepernick-know-your-rights-camp-san-franscico/

(13) Hodge, K. (2017, Jan 26). Colin Kaepernick's "Know Your Rights" program is providing the youth with major keys to success. VH1. Retrieved from http://www.vh1.com/news/298634/colin-kaepernick-know-your-rights/

(14) Muhammad, L. (2017, May 6). Common, Keri Hilson join Colin Kaepernick for #KnowYourRightsChicago. Vibe Magazine. Retrieved from https://www.vibe.com/2017/05/colin-kaepernick-know-your-rights-chicago/

(15) https://www.instagram.com/p/Beg05WSFdII/?taken-by=kaepernick7

(16) https://twitter.com/Kaepernick7/status/958903136223023104

(17) http://kaepernick7.com/million-dollar-pledge/

(18) The Editors of GQ. (2017, Nov 13). Colin Kaepernick will not be silenced. GQ Magazine. Retrieved from https://www.gq.com/story/colin-kaepernick-will-not-be-silenced  

(19) Rosenberg, M. (2017, Nov 30). Colin Kaepernick is recipient of 2017 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali legacy award. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved from https://www.si.com/sportsperson/2017/11/30/colin-kaepernick-muhammad-ali-legacy-award

(20) The Nation Institute. (2017, Dec 7). The Nation Institute. Retrieved from https://goo.gl/4p3yDt 

 

Evolve

Evolve.  (n.d.).  In Dictionary Online.  Retrieved from http://www.dictionary.com/browse/evolve

King, J.  (2011, February 21).  Malcolm X's fearless commitment to freedom 46 years later.  Colorlines. Retrieved from http://www.colorlines.com/articles/malcolm-xs-fearless-commitment-freedom-46-years-later

 

 

Higher education 101 - Structure is everything

Farkas, K.  (2012, December 2).  College students are given too many choices when choosing classes.  Cleveland.com.  Retrieved from http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2012/12/college_students_are_given_too.html

Fain, P.  (2014, June 17).  Open access and inequity.  Inside Higher Ed.  Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/06/17/new-book-says-community-colleges-should-tighten-their-admissions-policies

Kolodner, M.  (2016, January 19).  Fewer than one in seven community college students transfer and get a bachelor’s degree – but there is new hope.  The Hechinger Report.  Retrieved from http://hechingerreport.org/how-often-do-community-college-students-who-get-transfer-get-bachelors-degrees/