Tag: black male teachers

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…

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…

Dr. King Envisioned Equity for Our Children In Public Schools, What Are We Giving Them?

Jason Terrell, Executive Director of Profound Gentlemen, shared a powerful message with Black male teachers on #iAmABlackMaleEducator blog. As the organization is preparing for it’s annual conference for Black male teachers, EdLanta is sharing Jason’s view on the Beloved Community Dr. King envision and our role in building it. Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the…