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?
This is a great visual history of social dance, highlighting some of the amazing contributions African-Americans have made in creating American culture.
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.
In honor of her birthday, and National Poetry Month, I wanted to share some words of wisdom from one of SFUSD’s most illustrious alumni.
Newsflash! Being enslaved is NOT an enjoyable experience!!! How educators and families SHOULD talk about slavery with kids.
“For something like 75% of white Americans. It’s very hard to put BLACK and GOOD together.” – Mahzarin Banaji, Experimental Psychologist. This quote is from a new film airing tonight on KQED.
How diverse are your home, school or library bookshelves? Check out these resources to add more books by people of color to your shelves.