Tag: #BlackMaleEducators

Trump Is Right, We Are in A Crisis!

We are experiencing a national state of emergency. Anything that impacts the well-being of our children should cause us to be alarmed. Trump is right, we are in a crisis! As bad as it sounds, I have to agree with the President. The crisis is not the wall for border control, but it’s the wall around education preventing growth. Schools…

American Promise Opens Our Eyes to the Struggles of Black Boys

Are Black boys victims of the American promise ? Perhaps, which is why I’m advocating for middle and high schools to show American Promise this month. American Promise opens our eyes to the struggles of Black Boys The documentary highlights their struggles and successes. It challenges us to see the importance of removing the stereotypes of Black males.   The stereotypical and…

Charter Schools Could Lead Us to Black History Being Included in Curriculum

I’m a supporter for both Black history and school choice! Speaking of school choice, our charter schools innovation should include teaching Black history. I would love to see some advocacy around Black history included in the curriculum. A curriculum that composed of Black history, now that’s progress! We cannot improve the culture within American society if we continue neglecting to…

Every Parent Raising Black Boys Should Know This!

Unfortunately for Black boys, being an “unruly” child in school could have you sent to prison and not just the Principal’s office. Black boys in schools are treated poorly based off of stereotypes based on the definition of unruly. This is one of the causes of the high numbers of Black boys being suspended from schools. If we’re going to change…

What Cops Can Learn From Black Male Educators

Black male educators have some tactics to teach cops that would actually build positive relationships between cops and Black boys. Building relationships with Black boys begins with how we engage with them. This Isn’t the Movies A family friend took a substitute job recently in Atlanta and said it reminded him of the movie, “Boyz n the Hood.” He actually…

Schools Need More Black Male Counselors

Ken Kemp gives insight to why our Black boys and schools need more Black male counselors. As a Black male counselor, I see firsthand how impactful the work that we do is. It leaves a positive, lasting impact on Black boys. Schools need more Black male counselors! Taking the time to be a part of their lives makes a huge…