OK… so in case you didn’t know… black people invented stories. Seriously! It’s true! You can read about it by learning about one of my favorite folktale heroes… Ananse the Spider
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
When you are feeling despair about the road ahead, get inspired by the words and life of Congressman John Lewis.
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 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?
I finally understand what has bothered me so much about the misrepresentation of Dr. King’s legacy as one of peace (without the protest, thank you very much!)… Cue Morgan Freeman, stage left!
Many folks who champion the legacy of MLK, only speak of patience, non-violence and peace. So, it makes sense that there are more than a few folks on the “interwebs” complaining about the recent Bay Bridge protest on MLK Day.
I am beginning to actually dread MLK Day. Why? Because more and more I’m realizing how much we are all inundated with MLK Day “Lite”.
CARE proponents (read: Lowell families) who originally marketed their proposal as “two-track accelerated Algebra” have repackaged their plan using the words “optional pathways” and “choice” to advocate for a reinstatement of tracking in SFUSD.