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 […]
Educators in cities across the country, including Seattle, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Boston, D.C., Baltimore, and many more are organizing a national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action the week of February 4-8, 2019. The movement in schools grew out of an action in Seattle in 2016. During Black Lives Matter at School Week […]
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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 […]
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 […]