Tag: Black male educators

Humanizing Black Boys is a Huge Step Towards Progress

On top of the social injustices that reinforce a false narrative that it’s okay to dehumanize Black boys, this school year has impacted Black boys socially and emotionally in ways that the average eye can’t begin to imagine.  Black males throughout decades, from slavery, Emmett Till, the Atlanta Child Murders, Trayvon Martin, and most recently, Elijah McCain show how Black…

Male Educators of Color Are Bringing Much Needed Change to Communities and Classrooms.

I’m excited about sharing the story of Thomas Murphy. Thomas is a community leader turned teacher. After witnessing first hand the work being produced by Profound Gentlemen, he took encouraging other males to lead youth in community programs and classrooms. He’s a great example of how men can be leaders in communities and classrooms. Male educators of color are bringing…

I’ve Learned That Self Care Makes a Difference In the Sustainability of Black Male Teachers

Self-care for Black male teachers makes a positive difference in student achievement. Especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. The way we show up in our classrooms to positively impact the social and emotional development of our students is determined by how well we’ve implemented self care. However, this is most definitely impacted now that we aren’t physically able to go to…