I’m no longer interested in looking at charts of Black, Native American, Latinx, and Samoan/Pacific Islander lack of success in our schools. I’m interested in seeing what our students are saying about the system. Do they feel welcomed, valued, visible, cared-for, supported, heard, loved?
You’re never to young for social justice. I’m sharing these resources with my girls as we prepare to participate in upcoming political actions this week.
This is a great visual history of social dance, highlighting some of the amazing contributions African-Americans have made in creating American culture.
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 . . […]
Each day, I see calls to normalize a Trump presidency while he attempts to stack the Executive Office with cabinet members such as white nationalist, Steve Bannon, and public education privatizer Betsy DeVos. Meanwhile, hateful harassment, intimidation and bullying are on the rise in our nation and in our schools. The disconnect between the national narrative and daily observations have caused me […]
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?
These teens are a great reminder of what young people can do if given the opportunity to contribute.
Check out Asia Newton! She is just one more example of a Black girl who rocks! She started a business at 5 years old and is not showing other youth how to do the same.
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.
Watching these women dance, makes me realize just how ubiquitous the Beyonce-style of dance has become in modern media today. Why does every dance I see on YouTube involve some manner of jiggling ones booty? And why is everyone dressed in a designer bikini with sequins?