Tag: Black history

There Are Just Some Things in Black History That Shouldn’t Be Repeated; But Unfortunately It’s Happening.

Over 60 years ago, Black children in Little Rock Central High made a mark in history by integrating the school. However, In 2020 Black boys in public schools from Little Rock and all across America still aren’t getting an equitable education. I am sure that having many public schools failing Black boys isn’t why brave youth in the 1960s and…

#MyBlackHistory Is a Shoutout to the Grandparents That Help Raise and Advocate for Kids

To commemorate Black History Month, Education Post is featuring stories from parents, students and educators that connect past to present in the continued fight for better schools for Black communities using #MyBlackHistory.   Both my maternal and paternal great grandmothers ironically have the same first names, Lillie: Lillie G. Hurst and Lillie Young. During my years as a public school…