I’ve been online almost nonstop. Reading through Tweets, it’s still painfully obvious there are a LOT white “allies” who would rather spend time arguing with Black folks about what we need to do differently when expressing our outrage or identifying the ways white supremacy defends itself.
Have you ever felt criminalized or excluded from an academic or professional setting because of your hair? Before you answer that… let’s back up a bit.
How do you prevent your child from internalizing the racist messages that are so prevalent in our society? Here are three simple ways…
You may know about Alice Walker, as the acclaimed author of The Color Purple. But are you aware of her other work as a poet and essayist and activist?
How did Black History Month come about? Why do we celebrate Black History in February? Is it still relevant today?
This hilarious and to the point SNL skit inspired me to write 28 posts highlighting African-American culture and heritage (roughly one for each day of the month)… Watch the video (below) and then read about why it inspired me to write this series
I was originally going to write a post about the beautiful inclusive posters I’ve seen for teachers to post in their classrooms. But I couldn’t. Here’s
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 […]
This week, school communities across the nation are gearing up to take a stand against to Trump and the attack on public education.
This is just a short post… but it just can’t be said enough… Representation Matters! I am LOVING this video! (Thanks Blavity and Ira Hobbs) I’m going to share it with my kids. I think with the graphic novel craze going on with teens/tweens, this is the perfect video to get students asking about representations. THANK YOU!!! […]