Who failed Relisha Rudd? • I’m in love. • Choosing thoughts, feelings • Names • Animal souls
Jonetta Rose Barras: Relisha Rudd and the unbroken cycle of bad D.C. schools
“Education is the key to changing a culture that failed Relisha Rudd.”
Barras’ proposal is tantamount to throwing money at the problem.
I have opined about school failure here: Chaos Overwhelms the Poor
Related: Caitlyn Virts, Relisha Tenau Rudd amber alerts
I’m in love with Linh Bui.
She is reporter for WJZ News (The bio is misleading. She appears almost daily.)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Putting my things on my bunk tonight, I was afraid: I had $4 in bills to last me the rest of the week. But I’d run the figures several times, and I knew I was due to have $0.69 left come Sunday morning. I chose to pray with confidence and joy for the day when I’ll be financially secure and able to be generous to others.
The murder of Najee Thomas
Related: What’s in a name?
From the pertinent article at Wikipedia: “Bowerbirds /ˈbaʊərbɜrd/ make up the bird family Ptilonorhynchidae. They are renowned for their unique courtship behaviour, where males build a structure and decorate it with sticks and brightly coloured objects in an attempt to attract a mate.”
More amazing images are available here.
(Originally posted 05/12/14.)