“Fire Shut Up in My Bones”

Text and Photo by K. Cecchini Taking shelter from a downpour on Sunday, I happened upon an interview with New York Times writer¬†Charles M. Blow on his 2014 memoir “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” at the Montclair Public Library. He told the audience that he views the book as an extension of his op-edContinue reading ““Fire Shut Up in My Bones””

Is my black preschooler just another statistic?

Article reposted from Omaha.com with permission from mother and author, Tunette Powell.¬† Introduction by K. Cecchini. I heard Tunette Powells’ story in This American Life a couple of weeks ago in an episode on school discipline entitled, “Is This Working?” and I was disturbed – but not shocked. I knew that her story of herContinue reading “Is my black preschooler just another statistic?”