At six years old, Ruby Bridges was the first black child to attend a formerly all-white New Orleans School. Ruby shows that at any age, you can be a role model for courage, forgiveness, and doing what’s right!
We are creating a list of resources for parents of young children to address racial equity in our families, and communities. Do you have any to share?
Masharika Prejean Maddison, Executive Director of Parents for Public Schools – San Francisco (PPS-SF) reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Selma is more than just a beautifully movie–it is a call to action. Read more to find out how teens can see if for FREE in select cities!
For the first time I can kind of relate to those crazy Fox News pundits who sound the alarm about the supposed “War of Christmas!!!!”.
Early this morning I found myself searching Twitter (#MLKDay #ThankYouMLK) to see how people are celebrating our great American hero, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All over the country, folks are tweeting MLK quotes, and sharing ideas about how to carry on Dr. King’s legacy. Unfortunately, there are an almost equal amount of “Yay, no school/work! Thank you MLK!” tweets as well.
My response: sideways unhappy face :(
This week I just couldn’t get enough of celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday. I come from a bi-racial family, and if it weren’t for his and others’ tireless work, my parents might not have come together.