Tracey Wiley

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Influencer and Education Advocate

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tracey Wiley is a NOLA native, and it runs through her veins. She lives a very full life with her husband and two children and believes in work, life, and style, balance is key. Tracey is passionate about public education and equality in educational opportunities for all children—with a special focus on the children of New Orleans.

Tracey has worked in the media, professional sports, and fitness industries, and is now taking NOLA by storm as the NOLAConnector. Tracy is also a blog manager with Citizen Education.

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Posted July 27, 2020

As a Mom, I’m Scared AF About Schools Reopening

With the reopening of school approaching, I can’t lie, I’m scared AF! As a parent, it is my job to…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted June 5, 2020

My 7-Year-Old Son Asked Me About George Floyd and It Almost Broke Me

So look. I’m pissed. The other night my 7-year-old son asked me, “What were all those people doing on TV?”…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

The Presidential Election Ain’t the Only Thing We Have to Worry About, We Must #VoteLocal

Alright, Black people—let’s push past Ice Cube’s meeting with Trump and 50 Cent’s declaration supporting his reelection. Yes we love hot tea and messiness from…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Oct. 26, 2020

Rev. Sharpton: Education Problems Are a ‘Five-Alarm’ Fire

Now would be a good time to listen to Rev. Al Sharpton. You didn’t see that coming. Me, of all people, pointing to a left-of-center…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Oct. 23, 2020

Khaliah Fitchett on Going From Handcuffs to Running for Congress

One afternoon in March 2010, Khaliah Fitchette, a 16-year-old student at Newark’s University High School, was riding home on a NJ Transit bus with her…

By Laura Waters

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