An Open Heart

  “Miss–can I talk to you?” I hear this often.  So often, in fact, that I have become very used … More

Literary Canon–Boom!

Several years ago, I worked in a school where some folks debated whether it was appropriate to use Speak by … More


Last week I was so tired.          Danny Ray Thomas It was that tiredness that you can … More

Building a New Table

So often, folks talk about “pulling up a chair at the table”, or letting marginalized folks, “have a seat at … More

Building Bridges

Last week, I was invited to Anastasis academy to workshop one of my favorite topics in education, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy.  … More

#IgniteDenver 28

Wow.  What a night.  I was privileged to be given a mic to speak this evening at Ignite Denver 28 … More

Love is a Battle

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.  Love is a battle, love is … More