A Vindication of the Benefits of Sports

"I think sports are stupid." - A whole bunch of people in the world have probably said this. In my short period of time being a high school English teacher, wrestling, and football coach, as well as being a high school athlete once, I have seen many young athletes who come from various backgrounds. Some... Continue Reading →

Why “Black Panther” is an important movie…but not a great one

"As a black man - it is almost blasphemous to say that after seeing Black Panther that it was just 'aight.'" - Me, a few minutes after seeing the movie.  Thursday night, I left work excited to see Black Panther with my wife (Shout out to Annie for buying the tickets like a month in... Continue Reading →

Teaching IS Social Justice

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m shocked by the fact that some people question the legitimacy of teaching mostly fictional literature in the classroom. They may ask why... Continue Reading →

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