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Georgia May Have Saved The Nation But It Sure As Hell Ain’t Saving Its Teachers!

Recently, the alarming numbers of Georgia educators passing away due to COVID-19 is not only alarming but traumatizing. In the State of Georgia’s largest and most diverse school district, Gwinnett County Public Schools, the promises of equity, empowering and protecting all students just simply aren’t being lived up too. After the deaths of numerous teachers and educators in Georgia from…

Rioters, Looters and Terrorists, Oh My!

Rioters, looters, and terrorists attacking the White House in the name of “saving the democracy” was a lie, and it was a mockery of the thousands of American citizens that joined together during the pandemic to peacefully protest against the social injustices and racism towards Black and brown Americans.  Not only did the world see the biased treatment of white…

Black Students Want Opportunities that Enhance Their Postsecondary Educational Outcomes, Not More Equity Talk!

Postsecondary success for Black students is a long time issue. Public school districts continue to recreate the same type of programs to incentive paths for post graduation for Black students that don’t render success. Realistically speaking, the programs can’t render success if Black students aren’t graduating as they should.  Preparing Black students for college or post secondary options becomes even…

Deciding to Graduate or Survive Shouldn’t Be A Challenge Black High School Students Face

Black high students are working full time during the pandemic and in school. One of our EdLanta student coalition members, Aisha Dukuly, is a hardworking high school senior in Gwinnett County, Georgia. She identifies with what many of her peers across the nation who are working during the pandemic to survive while preparing to graduate high school.  In a conversation…

Buying Black Includes Businesses Partnering with Schools in Black Communities!

If every business in Atlanta partnered with local schools in some way, we would cover each school, early learning center, after school program and day care supporting children. Tune into Family Reunion, hosted by EdLanta, Monday, November 30, 2020, 6 p.m. EST as we continue this conversation on Black communities, schools and families in Family Reunion. But it’s not this…