Education: STEM Studies Need Another “E” STEEM to force Student-Specific: Science, Technology, Engineering, Economics and Mathematics Engagement


    STEEM is an educational acronym for science, technology, economics, engineering and mathematics which is an interdisciplinary response to a standing 30-year old ‘call-to-action’ for U.S educational reform by the 1983 A Nation At Risk Report (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Nation_at_Risk) to improve our general awareness and institutional understanding of sound basic educational requirements for 21st century international…

Theatre-Arts Support the Language Arts for Young Learners


The word “theatre” is not spelled incorrectly above. Theatre is noun describing a building and/or the art form. It is also spelled theater. Most writers and performers engaged in the art form use the word theatre because of studies in its history and common references in entertainment and education circles.  Dr. Maya Angelou’s theatre performance…

Delightful and Magnificent Performance! “The Liberation of Mother Goose” Children’s Play @ Billie Holiday Theatre: Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn


                   Aduke Aremu presents Peggy Alston with Flowers PHOTOS BY LEM PETERKIN (juicepeterkin@yahoo.com) Special thanks to Barbara’s Flowers on Nostrand Avenue… and Mr. Fred Powell (You are the Greatest!)                        Graphic By Krystal Brown of Youth Arts Academy Many New York City   parents and children are very concerned about children getting well-rounded educations….

National Black Theatre and Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present DUTCHMAN, 4/30-5/23


Following the successful, award-winning 2013 co-production of Detroit ’67 written by Dominique Morisseau, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer‘s National Black Theatre (NBT) and The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) officially announce their second co-production. The famed Harlem arts institutions will produce the 50th Anniversary revival of “Dutchman” by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) from April 30 to…

Poem: An Historic Patriot’s Reflection July 15, 2013


When I review your decisions, motivations and actions You act as though I have no standing in this love story and relationship. Like I haven’t fought every battle and skirmish Or bent my back to build Or challenged the letter and intent Of laws before to determine If they have the inclusiveness Of our creedal…