Gen Z Will Unleash a Wave of Reconstruction on the Education System

History. Seven letters that, when combined, are supposed to convey the story of humanity. We are taught at an early age that history is important because our nation is the shining light of human evolution. We, the United States, are the beacon of freedom—a city on a hill—calling...

Children’s Literature Celebrating Our Humanity Should Be Celebrated, Not Banned

Over the past couple months, we’ve seen a growing number of legislative efforts towards banning books that focus on LGBTQ+ issues and center the lived experiences of BIPOC folx, most notably in Utah, Texas, and South Carolina. Not shockingly, the states that are pushing the anti-CRT narrative...

The Insurrection Started Last January 6, And Our Kids Are Still Under Attack Every Day

Exactly a year ago, when former President Donald Trump spoke at a rally to a group of his supporters in the hours leading up to the insurrection, he declared,  We will never give up. We will never concede. On that...

There’s Nothing Progressive About Demanding Black Families Support These Racist Ass Schools

Dear White Progressives, I am moved to write this open letter to you today because I can no longer be silent on what I see as a growing theme in your posts around the public education system in our nation. Many of you are...

Black Teachers, Don’t Neglect Your Health!

As we creep closer to the new year, it’s time to focus on getting our physical health in order. I don’t mean making some New Year’s resolution that you won’t keep. I do mean taking care of yourself in a meaningful way.  Physical Fitness...