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New op-ed: Deliver Us Away From Eva
New York kids are not for sale.

The liberal opposition to New York City’s charter schools isn’t noise. It’s about equity, equality and demanding that our government work for all of our communities.
#education #equality

The liberal opposition to New York City’s charter schools isn’t noise. It’s about equity, equality and demanding that our government work…
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My heart aches to this beautiful composition + these heart striking lyrics: NE ME QUITTE PAS ("don't let me go," for you non-French speakers).
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Still considered one of the most expressive singers of all time, alongside Edith Piaf, in France.
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The Republicans won yet another education budget battle.
Outlook for American education: poor

Finally, a bill with strong bipartisan support has passed the Congress. Unfortunately, the new law is a farce and an embarrassment to American education. #ESSA , a bill drafted heavily by Republicans, does little to empower low income communities or students of color; it's also yet another strike at teachers and unions across the country. Much like "No Child Left Behind" this law will keep the US education system at international lows because politics came before our kids. The worse part is that #ESSA will expire by 2020, so it's now more important than ever for folks to ensure that the next person elected president understands education is a priority.
The new law, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act, changes much about the federal government's role in education, largely by scaling back Washington's influence.
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Puppet mastery at its finest! 
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Antarctica is totally on my list of places to visit ... one way or another!!
Listen to 21 introverts reveal their secret and unconventional travel destination.
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Smart policy. Right?

New York City will now require employers with more than 20 employees to provide said employees with commuter saving benefits.

Hard enough to live in this city to have to worry about ever increasing commuter fare hikes. Kudos to Mayor de Blasio. Programs like pre-tax commuter savings don't save commuters too much money, but it's a step in the direction.
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Uber is delivering cats today
Seriously

In NYC, app users can request to spend 15 minutes with an adorable kitten via Uber, according to +Time Out New York. #NationalCatDay  
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#She4SG

2017 was lauded by international policy and geopolitical spectators and critics as the first time a woman would take the helm at the UN as secretary general. But as January 2017 quickly approaches that prospect becomes more and more less likely.

In the coming days and weeks ahead, Eastern Europe (specifically Bulgaria) will likely pitch a new female candidate that they think has a better chance of winning the support of the Security Council. The Eastern European coalition will demand that when UN representatives assemble for the General Assembly this month they give the candidates a fair shot and consider the historic opportunity this presents the world in 2016 --- just as the UN tries to make itself more relevant to ordinary people. #She4SG

#UNSG
(Secret ballot results courtesy WFUNA)
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This is yet another reminder that, by and large, black kids are not allowed to be children. Quoting a piece by Mia McKenzie, "Why don’t our children get to be children? Why don’t they ever get to be innocent?"

What I have grown to find most troubling is calls from politicians for "calm". These so-called public servants demand public calmness weeks and days before these prejudicial decisions are made each time a person of color is murdered and the community comes to the defense of not just the victim and their family - but of the community as a whole. Oh, if only black kids like Tamir Rice and the countless others had the privilege of telling their murderers to "remain calm" before they took their lives.

#TamirRice   #BlackLivesMatter  
The decision came as no surprise to family members and activists who say prosecutors have tainted the investigation.
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Better you stop a factory to producing toy guns please. because of died 
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This controversial character has taken the British public by storm. Over the past two weeks, she's sparked trending hashtags, debates across national television, and anger in hundreds of thousands of British households. Her name? Lady Colin Campbell. Her claim to fame: "I'm A Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here" and multiple books she has authored.

Disclaimer: strong language. Is anyone else following #ImACeleb ? #uktv   #British  
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#Jamaican Women (like most Women from the Caribbean) will always speak their minds!
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THIS.
#Starbucks   #HolidayCup  
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Star of Times Square (for 30 seconds) courtesy +Google Photos​
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that looks cool

..does the sign lite-up at night..
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Visiting #GooglePhotos Pumpkin Patch in Times Square!
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If your dreams do not scare you they are not big enough.
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"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again." - Quaker Proverb

[Opinions expressed here are mine, and mine alone.]

Kenn is a media professional who travels frequently between New York and Washington, DC. He is a graduate of political science and legal studies. He's interested in communications and media production. 

He's passionate about civics education, youth empowerment and human rights. A strategist and aide to leading local, national, and international political figures, he is driven by his dream of a more compassionate and empathetic world. 

"Well, you're gonna win.... Or you're gonna lose. Either way the sun's gonna come up the next morning." Coach, Friday Night Lights

Kenn enjoys learning about cultures and individual's life experiences (a reader of biographical accounts). Google+ is a brilliant forum to broaden cultural and international understanding, and foster communication between individuals that may never have the opportunity to meet vis-a-vis. 

Oh, and please call him Kenn. ;) 


Television Series to Watch:
  • How To Get Away With Murder, ABC*
  • Empire, NBC*
  • Transparent, Amazon Studios
  • Stranger Things, Netflix
  • Sense8, Netflix*
*Denotes must-watch series.
**Updated 9/12/2016
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****Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are my own and do not reflect those of employers, affiliates or associates. +1's, Reshares do not constitute endorsement.
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