Over the past several months SF Board of Education Commissioners have been have been inundated with emails about the Washington Murals which feature graphic images of a dead native American and enslaved Africans shucking corn and picking cotton. Proponents of the historic mural, many of whom are members of the school alumni association who attended […]
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” means modeling how to be a good person. That means speaking up for yourself and others. View this post on Instagram “Your silence will not protect you” — Audre Lorde | Repost: @lgbt_history . . […]
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.
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 our city. This is a guest post from esteemed historian, John William Templeton, who according to an SFGate post: “has titles ranging from technology expert to economic analyst, speaker to playwright, […]