As many of you know, on May 16, 2018, I graduated with my doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. I am officially DR. Emily Bailin Wells! Besides giving birth to my daughter in… Continue reading
I’m so proud to share this report that I have had the honor and privilege of working on for the last 6+ months. Please download and share widely! NEW REPORT RELEASED COLLECTIVE DREAMS… Continue reading
For me, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is always a day for both remembrance and for action. Dr. King was a visionary who sought justice. Who fought for equality. Whose spoken and written… Continue reading
In the aftermath of a series of jarring events–the deaths of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, violence, protests–throughout the last few weeks, I know that so many people are hurting; are tired, angry, heartbroken.… Continue reading
What if ‘Hamilton: The Musical’ is a satirical sociopolitical commentary on the ways in which we tend to remember and retell American history?
Because there are heavier and more pressing issues at hand this week, this post will be brief, but in light of the event at Spring Valley High School earlier this week, and given that… Continue reading
Scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed last night, I noticed a few people had posted a link to Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s latest edition to their video series, the “History of Rap”. This… Continue reading