Black Lives Matter Week of Action

Last year, educators in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Rochester and elsewhere engaged in a Black Lives Matter Week of action that centered around educating their school communities about the 13 guiding principles of the Black Lives Matter movement. The actions and education took place both inside and outside the classroom. This year D.C. Area Educators […]

Howard County Students Speak Out

Students at Mount Hebron High School in Howard County, Maryland walked out of school on Feb. 2 after a student video with a racist message was shared on social media. Community members turned out to support the students, including Rev. Janelle Bruce, Esq., the Youth Pastor at St John Baptist Church. Bruce noted, I fully support the students […]

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On the Second Front of the BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Ayo Magwood I like to think of myself as a socially and racially conscious African-American, and as a social justice teacher. Yet I haven’t been to a single #BlackLivesMatter protest: not a single march, demonstration, or “die-in.” And this is in spite of the fact that my parents met at very similar protests during […]

Category: 2014, News · Tags: ,

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