Andrew Harmon


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One Crazy Summer (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers Book 1)
by Rita Williams-Garcia

Passionwalk: Don't Let Your Blessing Slip Away
by S. L. Plummer

Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority
by Tom Burrell

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Reprint Edition
by Harriet A. Washington
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The 5 Tips To Choose The Best One on One Math Tutoring Service


Teaching Math is a great process, since it is oriented towards applications and practical thinking. The versatility of a teacher with innumerable innovative ideas on hand paves way for success in teaching Math. Or else, the classes become boring and the teacher could not get across his or her ideas successfully. (read more)


July 2015


We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program
By Richard Paul and Steven Moss 

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Paperback
by Kadir Nelson

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
by Issa Rae

Wrecked Myself
by Ylonda Gault Caviness.. (read more)



Teachers are the builders of the future generation and help to shape the career of the children for the betterment of the society. To be an effective teacher they need to follow some sort of rules and regulation of effective teaching to provide quality knowledge among the children.  The initiative should start right from the beginning and continue to be in practice till the age when a person is unable to learn any further and as there is no limit or age of learning, the development runs spontaneously. (read more)


April 2015


The Space Between: Interracial Romance
When Drake started the night at his father’s campaign fundraiser, he never imagined he’d end it being conned into buying drugs on the West Side. Losing high-stakes poker has its consequences, but he’d repeatedly face them just to hear Lacey Douglas sing. Drake sees Lacey light up the stage, and he has to have her. But his intentions for being on her side of town turn out to be the reason he can’t.
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January 2015

What Are Soft Skills and Why Are They So Important


Most people are still not clear about what soft skills mean. Frankly, the term itself was coined just a few years ago. In any job, the sole importance was given to the candidate’s resume and what his qualifications were. But nowadays, a lot of stress is being laid on the candidate’s soft skills and if he is properly trained in them. (read more)

We Love To Read


Things My Momma Never Told Me That I Want My Daughter to Know- Things My Momma Never Told Me That I Want My Daughter to Know.  It is the offspring of a conversation I had with my older sister several months ago.  As I recall, we were talking about men, as we often do, and my sister made the comment “Momma never told us about that”.  (read more)


October 2014

We Love To Read


Lola has really really REALLY big hair, much bigger than the other kids at her school, but that doesn't stop her from telling anyone who will listen just how much she LOVES her hair! It´s not always easy being a kid. Designed to boost self-esteem and build confidence, this beautifully illustrated picture book is aimed at boys and girls who may need a reminder from time to time that it's okay to look different from the other kids at their school. (read more)


April 2014

We Love To Read


Take a walk through Harlem's Sugar Hill and meet the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary. With upbeat rhymes and read-aloud text, Sugar Hill celebrates the neighborhood that successful African Americans first called home in the 1920s. Children raised in Sugar Hill looked up to these achievers and experienced culture at home, at church, and in the community. (read more)


January 2014

College Scholarships Application


If you have decided that you would like to apply for a scholarship then you will need to start by finding one. You will also need to apply early because you do not want to be rushed and pressured to get your application in on time. If you have really good grades and you have been able to maintain them for most of your academic career then you will want to look for academic scholarships.  (read more)


October 2013

Contribution Toward Hygiene Promotion and Reproductive Health in Kenya


The period of adolescence exposes the individual to unique biological, physical and social challenges. Focusing on the female adolescent, we learn that the onset of menstruation is a landmark event in the life of a young woman. However, in resource poor settings, the complications and factors that accompany menstruation in young women have been understudied. (read more)


July 2013

Leaving a Legacy


When you die, what is the legacy that you want to leave behind for people to remember. It’s extremely sad to live life and have regrets of things you wanted to accomplish or love that you didn’t share. Whether you are 10 years old or 90 years old, it’s never too late to make an immeasurable impact. A little 8-year old girl, Alexander Scott, set-up a lemonade stand in her local community to raise money for cancer research. (read more)


April 2013

Healthcare Reform will Affect You Like This


Because many of the pertinent provisions don't take effect for a few years, here are the ones which you should know about NOW. As things progress, we'll keep you updated. Frankly--these things often change, and there's no telling what the political landscape will look like. (read more)


October 2012

Hearing "No" Gets Easier

  Yesterday I got an email that momentarily stopped me in my tracks. I was chatting with an old friend and needed to check my emails. I saw the name of a corporation that I had submitted a proposal to in the inbox view. (read more)

NEWS: the Global Impact Project

  29th November, 2010 - a beautiful sunny day, in the town of Sitatunga in Kitale, Kenya. The air in the town had a sense of excitement, something good was happening that brought them hope…5 girls had been selected as recipients of the Global Impact Project scholarship... (read more)
July 2012

Books for Africa

  Being a voracious reader, I cannot imagine a world without books and even more so, I cannot imagine walking into a library where there are no books, just empty shelves. Yet in many African countries, that happens everyday, too many children are living in a world without books. According to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 40 percent of school-age children in Africa do not attend school. Forty-six million African children have never set foot in a classroom. (read more)
April 2012

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

  Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disorder, characterized primarily by chronic anemia and periodic episodes of pain. The underlying problem involves hemoglobin, a component of the red cells in the blood. The hemoglobin molecules in each red blood cell carry oxygen from the lungs to the body, organs and tissues and bring carbon dioxide back to the lungs. (read more)

Imbako Public Health Promotes Use Of The Rocket-Stove

  Environmental degradation is one of the main concerns of Kenya’s ecosystem. Cutting down trees for firewood and for charcoal for fuel, combined with the lack of tree replanting, leads to the depletion of the much needed forests.
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Education Firm, But Friendly: Turning Undesirable Behavior Into Desirable Behavior

  Parenting is certainly in the running for being the most inconvenient job! Here are some suggestions to help make it as workable and pleasant for you, and everyone, as possible. (read more)

 Age, Race, Gender, Family History and Diabetes

  Many things can effect your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Some of these factors, like your weight and how much you exercise, can be changed. Other factors, like your age and your family history, cannot be changed; however, being aware of them can help you take smart steps to lower your risk. (read more)

Generation Down


Higher Education has been using a variety of strategies to encourage our young adults  to reflect on college and career, however many are not college and/or career ready. College and Career readiness is determined by the quality of learning a student receives during the first 12 years of school. For example, the kind of young adult you will become is usually based on what has been taught. (read more)

Generation Down
Part 2

  A career counselor is usually an internal person who should establish and build a relationship with you so that they can come to understand your goals. When you are first hired to a company often you will be assigned an individual who will help you meet all the requirements of a newly hired person. In addition a counselor should help you to establish goals, develop a plan to achieve them, and connect with the team to build your network. (read more)
January 2012


In these challenging times of raising thinking, compassionate, communicating, reasoning, globally-minded, charitable young people, I am the first to ask, “What am I mirroring and am I being about what I say I’m about?” At times, I shudder because I already know the answer. People talk about resolutions at this time of year; however, everyday that we awaken, in my opinion, should be about resolving that trait which sends mixed messages to the people in our lives--especially the children in our lives--ours or others. (read more)

Diversity in Faith

  When the two people who love you the most have two completely different opinions; when you try so hard to please both; when you’re confused about what you feel is right; when you are told you can have only one faith and follow one religion; when sooner or later a decision will have to be made, then will you truly understand how it feels to have parents of two different religions. (read more)

September 2011

You're Not Done!
What's Your Next Role?

CONGRATULATIONS parents! Well done! You successfully navigated your son and or daughter through the first 13 years of their education, watched the pomp and circumstance unfold before your eyes, basked in the glow of seeing your graduate’s name on their diploma and are looking forward to “what’s next?” You did know this day was coming, right? Confidently grab those scissors and cut the proverbial strings. (read more)

Urban Suburban Magazine - Education -  Child Modeling
A Mother's Guide to the Facts About Children Modeling

As a mother of a child that models and has been featured on many TV shows, commercials, magazines and even voice over's. I did everything myself to start her modeling and acting career with little to no money. So my aim is to provide mothers  and fathers like myself tips on important facts about child modeling. So lets get started!
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Urban Suburban Magazine - Education -  Back to School
Fostering Good Habits for Back-to-School

  What do our youth really need for back-to-school? As parents some may think its clothing, shoes, book bags and supplies. Educators may believe our youth need the correct sized binders, pens, tissues, sanitizer and a host of other essential classroom needs. While neither one of these perspectives would be wrong – So much more is needed for back-to-school. (read more)

Urban Suburban Magazine - Education -  Choosing the Right School
Finding the Right School For Your Child

Searching for the school that is a good “fit” for your child is a challenging task and an adventure at the same time. It is a challenge because often parents must wrestle with their own hopes and dreams which may differ from what is the best “fit” for their child. It is an adventure because parents will be exploring options, be involved in lots of discussion and travel through an involved process of decision making.
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