Tag: Black students

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…

The Erasure of Black Students in the Digital Divide

Black Americans know all too well that social change in America doesn’t come as fast as the injustices we endure. Black teachers have always been on the frontlines for children; from Brown vs Board of Education, to teacher sit-ins and even recently through teacher protests.  Even in using our voices to speak out against the racial injustices in public education,…