Jon Paul Higgins, Ed.D.

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Checking In About the Check In

It’s no secret that everything that is happening in the world right now is impacting…

We Have been and Continue to Be “The Moment”: The Impact of Black Queer Vernacular

Work. Slay. Shade. Even the occasional, “Yas queen.”  All words that can be found in…

Advocating for Marginalized People

This article is part of a series. Part One – How to Better Acknowledge the…

Affirming the Experiences of Marginalized People

This article is part of a series. Part One – How to Better Acknowledge the…

Black Experiences Can’t Be Commodified
There is a saying that one of the few good things about capitalism is the…
How to Better Acknowledge the Experiences of Marginalized People
How to Better Acknowledge the Experiences of Marginalized People

By Jon Higgins, Ed.D. (DoctorJonPaul)  This article is part of a series. Part Two -…

The Problem with Lil Mama's "Heterosexual Rights Movement"
What’s Wrong with Lil Mama’s “Heterosexual Rights Movement”

By DoctorJonPaul   It’s always interesting how celebrities are first to turn on the people…

When Clubhouse is Not a Home for LGBTQ+ People
When Clubhouse is Not a Home for LGBTQ+ People

By Jon Higgins, Ed.D. (DoctorJonPaul)    There are a lot of things to hate about…

When Black Culture Is Commodified Without Critique
When Black Culture Is Commodified Without Critique

There is a saying that one of the few good things about capitalism is the…

Back to School Means Virtual Struggle
Back to School Means Virtual Struggle

As parents and children geared up to go back to school for the 2020 school year, many parents find themselves confronting a new challenge – not having reliable access to technology in the home. As many schools shift to virtual learning platforms, research shows that there are several constraints that low socioeconomic families may face – many of which are now being furthered due to the digital divide.