Dr. Dee Stokes is a founding member of the Faith and Education Coalition of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. The Faith and Education Coalition was founded as a group of pastors, evangelical leaders, and parents that care about every child having access to quality education regardless of zip code, income, or race. As we see in both Old and New Testaments, we are called out to love the Lord with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind. At times as the Body of Christ, we can neglect that last mandate which is to love the Lord with the entirety of our minds. As a church, it is essential that we equip students to love the Lord with each of these areas and to do so, we must come together united. Consider joining the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC at FaithandEducation.com and I encourage you to check out Dr. Dee Stokes’ insightful article. 
[Andrea Reyes Ramirez, PhD, Executive Director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC]

I am a black female with four degrees, including a Doctorate of Education and Masters of Public Administration. I coached basketball for 18 years at many fine collegiate institutions and have experienced many things in my life. The blessings that surround my life have been numerous, indeed, but I would not be the leader I am today without the strength and guidance of two women who understood the value of what they didn’t have.

My grandmother only had about…Read entire article, “We Must All Be Responsible for Educating African-American Students” here: http://www.christianpost.com/news/we-must-all-be-responsible-for-educating-african-american-students-158360/