Tag: Black students

My Black Students Have Learned to Be Wary of People Who Look Like Me, And That’s Not Racist

Jay Wamsted has taught math at Benjamin E. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta for fourteen years. His writing has been featured in various journals and magazines, including Harvard Educational Review, Mathematics Teacher, and Sojourners. He can be found online at The Southeast Review, Under the Sun, and the TEDx YouTube channel, where you can watch his 2017 talk “Eating…

Fathers Incorporated Spurs Thousands of Students and Fathers for Million Fathers March

(ATLANTA) October 2, 2019 – Fathers Incorporated (FI), activated its annual Million Fathers March (MFM) back-to-school father engagement project on Friday, September 27th. The launch of the day of activities took place at M. Agnes Jones Elementary in Atlanta. The Projected Impact of Nearly 446k Students,77,000 Dads in 82 Cities and 26 States Had a Reach of over 44.6 million…

Mentoring Black Boys is A Winning Cause!

Recently, our school, 7 Pillars Career Academy partnered with an organization called Young Men Rising. This organization was presented on our platform at the beginning of the school year for middle schools in Clayton, Dekalb and Henry county. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made a call for mentors earlier this year for Black boys in the City of Atlanta. She urged…