Tag: Students of Color

Rioters, Looters and Terrorists, Oh My!

Rioters, looters, and terrorists attacking the White House in the name of “saving the democracy” was a lie, and it was a mockery of the thousands of American citizens that joined together during the pandemic to peacefully protest against the social injustices and racism towards Black and brown Americans.  Not only did the world see the biased treatment of white…

Black Students Shouldn’t Have to Face Inequities in Education.

Mainstream media carries a tradition of depicting Black Americans negatively. Gwinnett County, Georgia is in the midst of a major school board election. It’s major because generations of Black and Brown children in the largest school district in Georgia will be impacted.  Recently, I asked several high school seniors in Gwinnett what’s at stake if residents don’t get out to…

We Simply Cannot Go Back to School As Usual!

Although President Trump and Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos have made it very clear that they are not concerned about disenfranchised and lower income communities returning to overcrowded schools, we must care. We simply can’t ignore the impacts of COVID-19 because the weather is getting warmer or the fact that government officials in high offices aren’t taking it seriously. We…

An Atlanta Educator Encourages Us to Forge Ahead in the Time of COVID-19 for Better Educational Outcomes for Our Children!

Dear Friends, As many of us continue to adjust to the impact of the pandemic, much has changed and yet many things remain the same. High school seniors across our district completed their last day of school last Friday, but not at all like they intended when the school year began. Students with plans to embark on their college careers…