On Thursday, February 11, 2016 I had the HONOR of participating in the National African American Read-In at John Muir Elementary. Here are some tips on holding a Read-In to celebrate diverse books at your school!
Over the past several months SF Board of Education Commissioners have been have been inundated with emails about the Washington...
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.
Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from black abolitionist, and former slave, Sojourner Truth who delivered an impromptu speech before a gathering of feminists in Akron Ohio in 1851.
This is a great visual history of social dance, highlighting some of the amazing contributions African-Americans have made in creating American culture.
When you are feeling despair about the road ahead, get inspired by the words and life of Congressman John Lewis.
I’m gearing up for a week of action: family-friendly MLK teach-ins, marches, parent education and organizing. Being a “good mom”...
Matt Haney, SF School Board president is learning that raising “provocative” questions about racism can be downright dangerous. What is the value of renaming schools?
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.
Many criticize the casting of Zoe Saldana in an upcoming film about Nina Simone, an artist who espoused Black Power and self-determination. I’m not sure Nina would be pleased either… here’s why.