Harvard Educational Review of Hip Hop Genius

Harvard Educational Review of Hip Hop Genius

This month, the Harvard Educational Review released its first issue focused on arts education in 22 years. The journal featured a review of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education. Click on the image below to read the review…

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Emcees Speak on High School: Virtuoso

Emcees Speak on High School: Virtuoso

In March of 2012 a young writer and educator named Joseph Poirier submitted an essay to the Husslington Post. Through an email exchange it was uncovered that coincidentally Joseph and Sam Seidel, the ...

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Oct 23rd #HipHopEd Twitter Chat Featuring Hip Hop Genius

Oct 23rd #HipHopEd Twitter Chat Featuring Hip Hop Genius

UPDATE: Click here for a link to the archived chat that occurred on the 23rd. Thanks to all who joined–and thanks to Amil Cook for “chirpifying” the chat! ORIGINAL POST: Two years a...

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Emcees Speak on High School: Natural Born Spitters aka N.B.S.

Emcees Speak on High School: Natural Born Spitters aka N.B.S.

In March of 2012 a young writer and educator named Joseph Poirier submitted an essay to the Husslington Post. Through an email exchange it was uncovered that coincidentally Joseph and Sam Seidel, the...

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Emcees Speak on High School: Pat Russell ‘89 aka Illin’ P

Emcees Speak on High School: Pat Russell ‘89 aka Illin’ P

In March of 2012 a young writer and educator named Joseph Poirier submitted an essay to the Husslington Post.  Through an email exchange it was uncovered that coincidentally Joseph and Sam Seidel, th...

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Interview with Brazilian Journalist and Activist Daniela Gomes

Interview with Brazilian Journalist and Activist Daniela Gomes

In this interview, Husslington Post correspondent, Amil Cook, goes in depth with journal/scholar/activist Daniela Gomes about her fight against racism in Brazil.  This is the first installment in wha...

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Losing my cool over “Losing My Cool”

Losing my cool over “Losing My Cool”

The original title of Thomas Chatterton Williams’s book, Losing My Cool: Love, Literature, and a Black Man’s Escape from the Crowd was Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000...

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Damn What A Shame – Jacob Delgado Rest In Peace

Damn What A Shame – Jacob Delgado Rest In Peace

Today is the ninth anniversary of the death of a friend and former student. Jacob Delgado was 19 when he was shot and killed on Broad Street in Providence, RI.  He was an artist and employee at the ...

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College Unbound

College Unbound

I spend a lot of time in conversations about how to improve high schools.  In these conversations, it is almost always assumed that the best measure of a high school’s success is whether studen...

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Weekly Digest – 08/09/10

Weekly Digest – 08/09/10

As Rakim twice said, “It’s been a long time.” Apologies for the stagnancy of this site.  I was wrapping up my book, Hip Hop Genius, which took all of my writing energy and time for ...

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