This is a great visual history of social dance, highlighting some of the amazing contributions African-Americans have made in creating American culture.
You’re never to young for social justice. I’m sharing these resources with my girls as we prepare to participate in upcoming political actions this week.
I’m gearing up for a week of action: family-friendly MLK teach-ins, marches, parent education and organizing. Being a “good mom” means modeling how to be a good person. That means speaking up for yourself and others. “Your silence will not protect you” — Audre Lorde | Repost: @lgbt_history . . Gearing up for a week […]
Each day, I see calls to normalize a Trump presidency while he attempts to stack the Executive Office with cabinet members such as white nationalist, Steve Bannon, and public education privatizer Betsy DeVos. Meanwhile, hateful harassment, intimidation and bullying are on the rise in our nation and in our schools. The disconnect between the national narrative and daily observations have caused me […]
Matt Haney, SF School Board president is learning that raising “provocative” questions about racism can be downright dangerous. What is the value of renaming schools?
These teens are a great reminder of what young people can do if given the opportunity to contribute.
Check out Asia Newton! She is just one more example of a Black girl who rocks! She started a business at 5 years old and is not showing other youth how to do the same.
Many criticize the casting of Zoe Saldana in an upcoming film about Nina Simone, an artist who espoused Black Power and self-determination. I’m not sure Nina would be pleased either… here’s why.
Watching these women dance, makes me realize just how ubiquitous the Beyonce-style of dance has become in modern media today. Why does every dance I see on YouTube involve some manner of jiggling ones booty? And why is everyone dressed in a designer bikini with sequins?
I am so inspired by our young people–they are truly leading the way! It is not surprising that as Lowell BSU students are fighting for the right to be heard, valued and supported in our school they have sisters on the other side of the country who are doing the same.