These teens are a great reminder of what young people can do if given the opportunity to contribute.
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.
Who would have thought our family would be getting into skateboarding? That I would associate girls and skateboarding? Not me.
This Monday Inspiration comes from Zuri and Stacey Ann who are great at modeling social justice conversations with kids. This mother daughter conversation on their YouTube channel: LivingRoomProtest, they hold a “living room protest” in response to Lila getting told that “girls don’t have muscles.”
The tune of this creative video is so catchy, it’s got me wanting to hit the road on a family road trip.
Being a parent is tough hall at times. Even though it’s one of the most rewarding jobs, we wouldn’t make it if we didn’t take time to have fun and BE SILLY along the way.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch skillfully relates two forms of discrimination: racism and discrimination against transgender people. In doing so, she sets a great example of using a familiar concept like racism to explain the ways transgender discrimination works to kids.
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.
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.