Author Archives: Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig

Can’t-Miss UK/NAACP Education & Civil Rights Initiative Virtual Conference

Talk with National Leaders and Experts! Register now for this can’t-miss virtual conference hosted by the University of Kentucky’s Education & Civil Rights Initiative May 7-8, 2021 Register here by Thursday, May 6, for Education & Civil Rights for the New Decade! Explore some of the most pressing issues of our time in this two-day, virtual conference. You’ll have the opportunity

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More than $1 billion for 56 Black charter graduates!?

I think this table is very self explanatory. Feel free to spread widely. H/t to my source that passed this along. Stop saying these large charter chains are about Black students. Just stop. See also the post NEW: DOES THE AFRICAN AMERICAN NEED SEPARATE CHARTER SCHOOLS? Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out

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A Closer Look at Black History Month

From 88.9 WEKU: Every president since Gerald Ford has honored Black History Month in February.  But Blackness is still not celebrated year-round. WEKU talked with people about Black History Month.  Carol Taylor-Shim is Director of the Office of Equity and Social Justice under the office of student success at the University of Kentucky. She said while she thinks Black History

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