Marc Anthony Robinson

Guest Blogger

Educator and Mentor

San Francisco, California

Marc Anthony Robinson is a Bay Area native and educator. He grew up in Vallejo, California, and participated in city youth programs and sports from elementary to high school. Mentors played a large role in his life, and shaped the way he understood service. He graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, where his passion for community, service and leadership blossomed. He currently works in schools throughout the Bay Area to support youth struggling to assimilate in institutions with a history of mistreating people of color.

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Posted July 23, 2018

Black Boys Don’t Need More Discipline, They Need Mentors

When I first met Chris, he was quiet—I could tell he was trying to figure out who I was, and…

By Marc Anthony Robinson

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Posted Oct. 18, 2021

Times Are Tough. Asking Teachers to Get Tougher Isn’t the Answer.

Wednesday started out like any other; I left my house at 7:00 am to drive to my school campus, where I teach bilingual early childhood…

By Megan Hillegass

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of TeachPlus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center For Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black teachers…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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