Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Authors Posts by Noel S. Anderson, Ph.D.

Noel S. Anderson, Ph.D.

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Dr. Noel S. Anderson is Associate Professor of Political Science and Education at the City University of New York - Brooklyn College. His work focuses on urban politics, human development and education and comparative issues in public policy (U.S. and South Africa).

Digital Public Schools: New York City Pushes Virtual Classrooms

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein are taking a political gamble on virtual schools in New York City.

Public School Lockdown: The Politics of School Safety in New York...

New York City schools are increasingly becoming prisons, with young people being confined to buildings where they are surveilled and treated not as students, but as potential felons.

On Race and Politics: A Tribute to Professor Ron Walters

Dr. Ron Walters (1938 - 2010) epitomized the best of the black intellectual tradition, a man who saw equal value in engaging in scholarship as he did in direct action.

A Carnival Grows in Brooklyn: Reflections on the West Indian Day...

For more than 43 years it has taken place on Labor Day, the first Monday in September. Over 1 million people from Toronto, Canada to Trenchtown, Jamaica descend on a 5 mile strip of asphalt in the heart of Brooklyn, New York to celebrate pan-Caribbean pride and identity.

Discrimination by Inches: The Mistake of a No-Mosque Zone in NYC

The public displays of discrimination continue against the proposed building of the Cordoba mosque and cultural center near ground zero in New York City.

Schott Report: New York Schools are Failing Black Boys

The recent 50 State Report released by the Schott Foundation for Public Education is alarming. The report titled "Yes We Can" highlights that less...

Pray Where You Want: Obama Supports Religious Freedom in NYC

Newsflash everyone: President Obama upholds the Constitution! This was my response (in my head) when Obama defended the right of a Muslim group to build...

Battle for Brooklyn: Gentrification, Electoral Politics in a Chocolate City

Electoral politics are heating up in Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn has such a large population of Black people  (according to 2000 census, approximately 36%...

Racing to Someplace: Obama’s Problematic Education “Agenda”

Last week President Obama reaffirmed his education agenda in a speech at the centennial anniversary of the National Urban League in Washington, D.C. His...

On to the Next One: Rangel ‘n Money, Ethics and Black...

"..cause its all about progression/loiterers should be arrested" - Jay Z from "On to the Next One" There are a million ways to make a...