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Black Kids Don’t Want a White Savior in Public Schools, They Want A Good Education.
Black History Month 2022 we are holding back no punches. We have to be real about the state of the world and the miseducation of Black people and Americans on Blackness. The issue is we don’t really want to deal with racism because it’s too embedded into capitalism which unfortunately views and uses Black people as a commodity. Education is…
Black Male History Teachers Make a Huge Difference in How Students Are Civically Engaged
Anthony Downers is a Black male history teacher who has hosts a podcast on culture, curriculum and CRT to help bring awareness to the need for diversity in what’s being taught in classrooms.
American History is Traumatizing to Black Kids All Year While Black History is Still Only Celebrated One Month.
My students and I were listening to a GA committee hearing on a house bill targeting the consequences of teachers who infuse anything closely related to critical race theory in their classrooms. We decided that after listening to the thoughts of anti-CRT stakeholders that we would attend one of the protests to gain more information on their position. A part…
Black Male Teachers are Concerned Black History Month is Next to Be Banned.
I recently brought together a group of Black male teachers in Georgia, Alfred Shivy Brooks/Clayton County, Antonio Ellis/Griffin, Spalding County, and Anthony Downer/Atlanta to have a discussion on the impact of culture and curriculum in this season. As teachers, we realize that many parents, stakeholders and even educators, don’t even realize that public schools don’t have multicultural curriculums. So the…
For Colored Kids Pimped by Public Schools
Celebrating and teaching Black history through public education.
Historically Black Kids Have Always Had to Fight Injustice in Public Schools.
Coming up as a Black student in public education I remember frequently hearing how a) we needed to value education because our ancestors were persecuted to be able to sit in a public school and learn or b) we’d end up in streets leading us to prison. Education wasn’t something seen as fun. It was either life or death, struggle…