African American children and education

Kiarre Harris: Homeschooling Arrest Shows Blackness and Bureaucracy Don’t Mix

Kiarre Harris chose to homeschool her children, and lost custody of her babies for her troubles—and her blackness.

– Mar 14, 2017

Black To School: How To Prepare Gifted Brown Babies for Success

Protecting your young, gifted and Black child in schools full of teachers and students who do not look like them is possible. Here, three great ways to get it done.

– Sep 29, 2016

When Diversity in the Classroom is Done Wrong

An educator breaks down how diversity in the classroom only counts when the school administration knows visitors are watching.

– Aug 24, 2016

In Defense Of Public School: It Is What We Parents Make It

Are there crappy public schools? Of course. But not all of them are broken. Public schools are what we parents make them. And I’m glad we opened our eyes.

– Aug 22, 2016

Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!

Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.

– Jul 28, 2015

Indulging My Daughters’ Passions: How Summer Activities are Helping Our Girls Touch Their Dreams

When it comes to avoiding summer slide, indulging your kids' passions goes a long way to helping them continue to learn and get them closer to their dreams.

– Jul 2, 2015

The Rise of Black Home Schoolers, Plus, Love & Color and Other Links

Black home schoolers, turned off by the American school system that mistreats African American students, are increasing in number. Plus, check out this touching video that celebrates true love in a most unexpected way, and other fresh links.

– Mar 9, 2015

Black Students In All White Schools: These Kids’ Experience Will Break Your Heart (VIDEO)

Black students in all white schools are going through it. The students at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School break it down—and break our hearts.

– Mar 5, 2015

Black Children and STEM Education: The Science of Becoming a Groundbreaker

When it comes to Black children and STEM education, Dr. Edith Davis is the perfect role model.

– Feb 3, 2015

Black Students and Summer Slide: How Our Children’s Back-To-School Progress Slows Every Year

Are the lazy days of summer killing the academic progress of Black children? No doubt.

– Sep 8, 2014
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