A list of 10 great books focusing on celebrating difference through culture, race, appearance and interest. Where I’ve been able to find a good storytelling video, I’ve included it too!
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 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.
It’s time to stop making excuses for the racism in our schools. Here are Lowell BSU student demands and what we can do to support all students in felling welcome and valued in our schools.
In case you missed this… here’s a little Monday inspiration for you… AGAIN in the form of Marley Dias who initiated a book drive campaign to collect 1000 books with black female characters.
Did you know there is a parent organization spreading racist narratives about Black and Latino families in our district?
I am constantly on the lookout for new ways to talk about race and identity in developmentally appropriate ways with kids. Below I’ve put together tried and true resources (Yes! I REALLY, I tried them) based on my experiences as a mom talking about race with my own kids.
Being a critical reader means questioning the representation of various cultural groups. Here’s the why and how of questioning what you read with your kids.
Newsflash! Being enslaved is NOT an enjoyable experience!!! How educators and families SHOULD talk about slavery with kids.
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!