Black Administrators, You Might Be Fired for Working on Behalf of Black Children. Do It Anyway.

The current climate of political race-baiting has reached public schools whereby Black educators must be on alert and need anti-racist educators and community members to have their backs. White politicians and white parents alike have employed the southern strategy to prevent the teaching of truth to students about American history.

This Is How I Am Using The 1619 Project in My Class

Teaching slavery is hard, and I would argue teaching slavery to majority Black students is even more challenging. I tell students all the time that, given the violence they are currently experiencing in their community, the last thing I want to do is re-traumatize them. My goal is to always...

2021 Is the Year We Saw That Adults Are Truly Committed to Failing Our Generation

It's been a rough few months for America’s students. From kindergarten to high school, America’s diverse student population has had to deal with issues that very few ever imagined. I know that most people right now are likely thinking about COVID-19 and how a pandemic forced a...

November Shouldn’t Be the Only Time You Teach About Native Americans

It is that time of year again. It is time for some teachers somewhere to completely botch incorporating Thanksgiving and Native Americans into the curriculum. However, this does not need to occur. Teachers can take the time to research and plan to avoid being the next teacher...

Without Action There Will Always Be a Kyle Rittenhouse Protected by the System and a Julius Jones Failed by It

We have folx, in our society who take a reactive approach to maintaining good health instead of a proactive one. Think about it. There are certain folx who visit the doctor every single time they have a cold, cough, or aching pain in their body. They’ll immediately...