racism in education

Guns in the Classroom: On Protests, Arming Teachers, and What Schools Really Need

We all know the consequences of arming teachers—particularly how it would affect black students and the racist structures that harm them at every turn.

– Feb 27, 2018

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

Young, Gifted & Black: My Promise To Support My Children In School and Beyond

My daughters are young, gifted & Black because they do their part in the classroom. But as their mom, I have to play my part, too.

– Mar 26, 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

What Black Educators Are Saying About the Effects of Race On Our Sons

Does a white teacher's inability and unwillingness to deal with their own racial biases lead to stressful interactions with black boys? Educators say yes—and then some.

– May 30, 2014

60 Years After Brown Decision, US Schools More Segregated Than Ever

Many of the advances in desegregating schools made after the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education ruling have stopped—or been reversed.

– May 19, 2014