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Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they… More

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers… More

We Can Teach Black History and LGBTQ History at the Same Time. In Fact, We Should.

We Can Teach Black History and LGBTQ History at the Same Time. In Fact, We Should.

My social media feeds were drenched with homophobia this week. People were saying how they really felt about my state, Illinois, joining other states mandating… More

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