Currently, not all children are receiving a proper education on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As I work on changing this practice in our district, I’ll be “home-schooling” my kids on this important history with this great list of resources from Shana V. White Ed.S
This post is part of a series exploring ways to decolonize Thanksgiving. Read Part 1 of this series here. When I learned about the painful history of Thanksgiving I realized I could no longer celebrate it. After getting more informed about the true history of the holiday, I decided we had to make changes in […]
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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.
These past few week, in the wake of state-sanctioned violence rolling across our social media feeds, it is easy to feel apathetic. Seeing the recent “not-guilty” verdict (and recent settlement/hush money) for the blatant murder of Philando Castile, an innocent man who was pulled over last year and shot in front of his girlfriend and her […]
A recent hashtag got me thinking about cultural appropriation, blackness and white supremacy. But let me explain…
2016 started off with a bang and is thankfully shlumping toward its ultimate demise. While I’ll be happy to see it go, it has been an amazing year.
This story is not just a story about deaf students in Sub-Saharan Africa, it serves as a metaphor for students in our own country who lack access to quality educational options.
10 years after approving AEMP, educators are asking if art and music instruction is really happening in “every school”, for “every student”, “every day”.
I apologize for any followers of this blog for being a bit MIA lately. I’ve been busy, and then I got sick 🙁 Nonetheless, I’ve been working with the SF Families Union to support a local SF school in raising visibility for parent concerns. I was surprised to learn at an SF Families Union event last month focused on […]