Black History Month SFUSD: #BlackHistoryMatters! Happy Black History Month!!! By now your child should be sharing some of the some of the wonderful things they are learning about the amazing history and contributions of African Americans to American history and culture. For the first time, I think ever (!) my girls are reporting they are […]
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How do you make sure you are celebrating Black History in a way that values a people’s cultural contributions within a social and historical context?
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 am so proud of the White, Asian and Latinx educators throughout SFUSD who are taking the time this month to focus on Black achievements and culture. This simple act is one way we push back on hate. For the first time in I don’t know how long, my daughters’ school has planned schoolwide celebrations […]
This is an amazing resource for parents or educators wanting to share the richness and diversity of our African-American history and experience through artistic quilts.
This is a great visual history of social dance, highlighting some of the amazing contributions African-Americans have made in creating American culture.
As the Black students from elite schools across the country testify, it’s STILL hard to be young, gifted and Black in our nation’s elite schools.
This Saturday, March at 11 a.m. at George Washington High School, 600 32nd Ave, in Room 123 is a great opportunity to learn more about Black History in our city. This is a guest post from esteemed historian, John William Templeton, who according to an SFGate post: “has titles ranging from technology expert to economic analyst, speaker to playwright, […]
In today’s day and age, why is it OK for SF schools to do their own thing (or NOT) when it comes to Black History Month?