The Issues

The Power of Character [excerpts]

Sylvester Monroe, an award winning journalist and author, shared with Beccastone an essay he wrote that appeared in a collection titled, The Power of Character, edited by Michael Josephson and Wes Hanson. When I was eight, I could never have imagined that I would be- come a journalist. I didn’t know any reporters or writers, […]

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Black History, Black Progress

Dr. Dorothy Salem, professor of Black Women’s Studies at Cleveland State University, teaches and lectures about African American History. Beccastone spoke with her about explaining to our children how far we’ve come and getting them to appreciate Black History. Why is it important to explain to our children how far we have come? I think […]

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