I am continually relearning the true history of our nation, the one that wasn’t taught in school, and how centuries of systemic racism have negatively impacted opportunities for Black people.
February 23, 2021
Black families, especially those in low-income communities, need access to supportive services that provide safe, healthy environments for their school-age children when there are gaps in supervision.
February 19, 2021
Providing education acknowledges our shared humanity and that none of us is beyond redemption—including society itself.
February 17, 2021
African American culture is a quilt made up of the practices and traditions developed in response to a tortuous beginning.
February 11, 2021
We need to put science to work to more deliberately address the specific challenges of children learning at home when disease or violence grips their communities.
February 9, 2021
For me, African History Month, just like Native History Month, should be celebrated every day.
February 3, 2021
While there is still a heightened focus on Black History each February, educators can also work throughout the year to remove structural barriers to a deliver a truly inclusive education.
January 27, 2021
2020 gave us a major lesson in flexibility, and we’ll keep adjusting as we learn more and the situation evolves.
January 26, 2021
Becoming a parent means new experiences, and it can quickly become overwhelming and feel isolating.
January 19, 2021
One specific approach to promote responsible citizenry is to integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) into social studies and civics education curricula.