Mike "Orie" Mosely

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Social Media Associate at Education Post

Chicago, Illinois

Mike “Orie” Mosley is the Social Media Associate for Education Post. Prior to joining Education Post, Orie contributed to websites such as TheGrio.com, TheRoot.com and CurlyNikki.com where he focused on writing editorial and news style content highlighting positive African-American culture. He has also served as a social media manager for CurlyNikki.com.

Orie is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and holds a Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University. Raised in St. Louis, he is a Cardinals fan and a lover of St. Louis style pizza.

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Posted Feb. 16, 2017
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WATCH: Meet Marley Dias, the 12-Year-Old Activist and Author

Meet Marley Dias. She’s a 12-year-old activist and author. In November 2015, Marley launched #1000BlackGirlBooks with a goal to collect…

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Posted Dec. 23, 2016
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My Former School District Just Made Fighting a Felony, and Here’s the Problem

In 2006, I graduated from Hazelwood Central High School in St. Louis County. Up until I turned 16, and later…

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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

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