Tag: black teachers

Black Women Educators are Tearing Down Barriers for Equity. We Salute Them for Women’s History Month.

Original post by Marquita Brown, Profound Ladies There’s no denying the difficulty Black students and teachers face while navigating the coronavirus pandemic and systemic racism that disproportionately burden or claim their lives.  One thing that can help, at least at school, is creating trauma-informed, antiracist classrooms and spaces to mitigate the educational disparities that have worsened for Black students during the…

Equipping Women of Color to Teach and Lead the Next Generation.

Original post from EdNC As the founder of Profound Ladies, North Carolina’s newest women of color educator advocacy organization, I shared this profound vision on a recent episode of the Hummingbird Stories podcast. It is ultimately this vision that drives my work to take on one of education’s biggest crisis: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) teacher recruitment and retention.…

Covid Ain’t Over . . . So What’s Next?

So, I was a little sick. Sorry I missed you. But I came back to share that despite President #45 declaring victory over Covid, it ain’t going nowhere no time soon. No vaccine or cure is coming to save any of us in the near future. With that being said, what do the regular folks living on planet earth do in the…

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,…