Guest column by Former State Senator Vincent Fort (Note: The views expressed in this column are those of Senator Fort and not those of Jabari Simama Speaks. Fort indicates he is a consultant for the Georgia Federation of Teachers) Thank you for beginning a thoughtful conversation regarding Superintendent Meria Carstarphen and the future of the […]Read More Meria Carstarphen believes she has divine right to position
The need for intergenerational dialogue between Young Turks and Old Guard A specter of change is engulfing Atlanta, a sunbelt city that for decades has been promoted by marketers as a “city too busy to hate.” Because of the number of African Americans, black millionaires, HBCUs and educated Blacks from around the country and world […]Read More WHERE HAVE ALL THE OLD GUARD GONE?
The Ousting of School Superintendent Meria Carstarphen The decision of the Atlanta School Board not to extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen is both unbelievable and predictable at once. By all accounts, Dr. Carstarphen worked hard and did much of what the Board asked of her, including transitioning the Atlanta School System into […]Read More CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST