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From Reconstruction to Afro-Futurism: Educators Get Ready for Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

Keynote Speaker │ Workshops & Resources On Saturday, January 20, hundreds of educators gathered virtually to prepare for the 2024 National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action (February 5–9). The fair opened with a welcome from Keesha Ceran, deputy director of Teaching for Change. She introduced national Black Lives Matter at School organizer Sam …

Black Lives Matter at School Marketplace of Knowledge at Bruce-Monroe ES

The entire school community at Bruce-Monroe ES @ Park View (DCPS) was invited to participate in the Black Lives Matter at School Celebration of Learning on March 24, 2023. The school was transformed into a Marketplace of Knowledge that was the culmination of a six-week project that involved all grade levels in deep explorations of …

Books Donated for the Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools

For D.C. Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools, dozens of D.C. area teachers will receive copies of the following books for use in the classroom. This wonderful offer is made possible by donations from the Washington Teachers’ Union, St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur Books, and many individuals: When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black …

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 …