Tag: racism

Brycial Williams, Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Says We Need More Male Educators of Color!

As we prepare for the reopening of schools, many male educators of color are taking the opportunity to use their voices to help make grave improvements to the current education system.  I’m excited to continue our conversation with male educators of color, inspired by Profound Gentlemen, continues with the Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Brycial T. Williams. He shares his views…

Will Proposed Atlanta School Closures Open the Door for Further Gentrification?

There’s a lot of questions and conversations about school closures in Atlanta. In order for us to address the growing concern, we must look at what we know about the correlation and connection of school closures to gentrification. I’ve talked with educators, students, parents, community residents and business owners who are concerned about how gentrification is impacting the education of black, brown and mixed…