Tag: discipline

Are Georgia Schools Cheating Black Boys?

Prosecutors in Georgia wanted to send a clear message that cheating children is not tolerated. After the exposure of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal, Black Atlanta educators were arrested and jailed for cheating Black children on a standardized test. The sad reality is, children of color have been cheated out of a fair and equitable education well before Brown v. Board…

We Call Black Boys “Bad” Before they Even Misbehave

Black men like NBA star Jaylen Brown, share similar classroom experiences that  include being told you’re “bad”, “stupid”, or “are going to end up in jail!” Our fears, prejudices and stereotypes we place on Black boys begin as early as Kindergarten and this stunts their creativity, hope and level of success in the classroom. Although there are many stories of…