Marc Anthony Robinson

Guest Blogger

Educator and Mentor

San Francisco, California

Marc Anthony Robinson is a Bay Area native and educator. He grew up in Vallejo, California, and participated in city youth programs and sports from elementary to high school. Mentors played a large role in his life, and shaped the way he understood service. He graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, where his passion for community, service and leadership blossomed. He currently works in schools throughout the Bay Area to support youth struggling to assimilate in institutions with a history of mistreating people of color.

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Posted July 23, 2018

Black Boys Don’t Need More Discipline, They Need Mentors

When I first met Chris, he was quiet—I could tell he was trying to figure out who I was, and…

By Marc Anthony Robinson

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Posted Jan. 15, 2021

After the Insurrection, It’s Time To Listen To MLK

Y’all know what, had education been done right in the first place then maybe we could’ve avoided this shit show called “Duck Dynasty: Civil War…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Jan. 15, 2021

We’re Not Even Close To Realizing Dr. King’s Dream

Two years ago I was fortunate enough to attend a showing of “Hamilton” in my hometown of Atlanta. A huge group from Atlanta Public Schools…

By Jay Wamsted

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Posted Jan. 13, 2021

As Grown-Ups Argue Over Reopening Schools, Chicago’s Kids Lose

Chicago Public Schools students are back in school.  Well, some of them are. It’s complicated, and getting messier by the minute.  WBEZ Chicago has more…

By Rob Samuelson

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