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It Doesn’t Seem That Serious!’ Aw, Really??!!

I never thought it would come to that…Didn’t you think about it? Yeah, I thought about it; but I didn’t know it was all that important.   Then, after I got to know him/ her, he/she changed! The situation changed. Everything changed! What did he/she do? What happened that this change came up? I was...

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Mass Hypnosis

“Witchcraft” aka: Practicing magical arts, Fortunetelling, Wizardry, Necromancy, Magic, Charm, Prognostication, Astrology, Hoarding, Familiar spirits Some things that you least suspect are bound in witchcraft. Some people think witchcraft is not prevalent and takes place only in the dark, cloak and dagger. It’s deception which may be practiced daylight and/or nighttime. Witchcraft is intricately married...

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“Do The Math”: “Beginning of Path to Incarceration”

I thought you might be interested in the demographics of Sacramento Uni ed due to published high suspension rates: Enrollment 42,776: October, 2016:19.1% Asian—13.1% African American—39.8% Hispanic/Latino— 2.1% Native Hawaiian Paci c Islander—18% White—6.4% Two or more races—20.4% English Learners 0.7% Foster Youth—0.7% Homeless—70.3% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged—12.5% Special Education.  Lea Luellen, senior at Inderkum [president ofBlack...

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Where Does It Start?

Black male students are suspended at the highest rate in the state in the Sacramento City Unified School District according to a new report. One in five Black male students have been suspended in the district, more than any other district in the state. A proud parent who has four students in the district and...

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The Doors Are Open!

“Now!” For many years I’ve prayed for release of prisoners, the innocent and the unjustly incarcerated. You remember marijuana sentenced-
prisoners found guilty and now those charges for which they were found guilty are dropped and no longer crimes! President Trump commuted the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson–in federal prison–more than 20 years for first-time...

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Go to Jail??!!! Not my children!!!

We have millions of workforce energy stored in prisons, jails. Why? Some points to consider: We already know there is a substantial divide between arrests imprisonment of African American Hispanic, and other. Nationwide, *Nationwide, African American children: 32% of children arrested, *42% of children detained, and 52% of children cases are judicially waived to criminal...

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“Raise The Bar!” “Close The Achievement Gap!”-Part 2 “No More Crib to Prison!!

Assemblymembers Autumn Burke, Shirley Weber and Mike Gipson authored AB2635. !!Yay!! They’re greaat!! Every law contains the enacting clause: “The people of the State of California do enact as follows.” “Drafted bill returns to the legislator for introduction. When the author/s wish to introduce the bill, author/s deliver it to the Chief Clerk or Secretary...

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Raise the Bar! Close the Achievement Gap! Part 1

Today’s Fresh Start Charter Schools theme published prior to the Legislative event which took place on April 12th in Sacramento; where California Public Charter Schools travelled for a historical event. The theme going forward for this event: “Education Equity.” The California Charter Schools Association is reforming itself, building interest in the lowest performing subgroup, African...

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What Is/Was Your Destiny?? Part 1

Now is time to think about “New Year’s Resolutions.” I made one a few years ago…short and simple. I kept it. This is it: When someone asked me how I was doing, I used to say, “Oh’ I’m doing okay.” I resolved to say, “’I’m doing well’.” Our state of mind helps us make it...

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Master Choreographer-Conductor

Some attempt to lead us into believing our nation is at chaos and discord. The natural eye may convince some with the hullaballu of a very different U.S. President, [who seems to be going down his list like Santa Claus and checking it twice]; thousands protesting and unrest. Here is the thing —The President has...