Tag: black girls

Empowering Black Girls Now Matters to the Next Election Cycle.

Black women have always been intricate in empowering Black communities. Senator Kamala Harris is amongst women like Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm, Coretta Scott King, Michelle Obama, the mothers of movement, Black female educators, activists and leaders who are inspiring Black people to strive for excellence.  Ivy Prep Academy is educating girls of color in Atlanta to be the next…

We Don’t Give a [email protected] About Equity Initiatives Without Intentional Investment in Black Kids!

Closed mouths don’t get fed. That’s why fellow Chicago activist, Natasha Dunn, and I recently demanded that Chicago Public Schools adopt our Black Student Achievement Task Force to serve as a liaison between the district and our community—a thought partner and accountability arm in addressing and effectively mitigating obstacles facing our kids in schools. And guess what? After meeting with the Chief…

A Georgia Student Says to Lawmakers, School Choice Matters!

As we close out Women’s History Month, Khayla Murray, 9th grade, chorus student at South Paulding High School , has this to say to Georgia lawmakers about education and school choice! Pakistani activist for female education Malala Yousafzai once said, “Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow.” Education is neither Eastern nor Western,…