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The U.S. Culture of Racialism

The implicit bias of individuals in a society is not unique to the individual. For thousands of years the concept of  Racialism has been a contributing component of  cultures created by human beings obsessed with physical differences. This lead to categorizing people into different classes. A system of categorization which favors people of certain physical […]

Civic Life In A Sovereign Society

The reality of life in our sovereign nation is that people rely on Elected and Appointed Officials to implement legislation and policy that will serve Public interest In these times of need citizens Hope officials are working diligently to identify and provide safety guidelines that serve the good of Public Safety. We Trust healthcare and treatments will […]

Public Education in a First Class City

Philadelphia is one of only two “first-class” cities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Established before the Civil War, the Philadelphia School District is one of the largest and oldest in the Country.  Responsible for overseeing the Public Education of hundreds of thousands of students. As part of their Mission, the School District of Philadelphia “will […]

Is Chess a Game Smart People Play? Or Does Playing Chess Make People Smart?!

Smart People Play Chess ? Chess is a game that has been played for centuries and for centuries it has been linked with intelligence and smartness.  According to Brain game, “the notion that playing chess makes you smarter goes something like this: chess requires concentration and intelligence, and as mathematics and literacy require the same general skills, then practising chess must also improve […]

Critical Thinking in Basic Education

The goal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is to provide a “thorough and efficient system of public education”. (Article III B. s14). Using Standardized test to measure the effectiveness of public education provides a standard of “eligible content” to ensure students “meet or exceed” standardized expectations. Our Children do not need more test and exams, […]