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My Mom didn't allow use of the word "Hate" in her house

May 17, 2021

My Mom didn't allow use of the word "Hate" in her house.

My mom has always been "big on words."

She is a "say what you mean and mean what you say"...

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Black Children Need Advocates

May 14, 2021
 
Let's remember that Diversity and Inclusion learning is for the purpose of creating true equality and improving the lives of Black people and...
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What are Sundown Towns?

May 12, 2021
 

*** As a Black Woman (an even child and teen), I have always known that there are certain places that are not safe for me. Certain gas stations I'd...

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Do Black Americans Need Another Green Book

May 10, 2021
 
** Do we need a NEW Green Book in 2021?**
 
Three days ago, when I arrived to the US, something happened in the airport. I had just gone...
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The Origins of Mother's Day

May 09, 2021
Some say that the actual origins of Mother's Day are sad, but I disagree.
 
Anna Jarvis was a woman who really just wanted to honor her mom....
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Inclusive Books for "Mother's Day"

May 07, 2021
The world is filled with untraditional families.
 
Even if you believe that all of your students are currently experiencing a "traditional"...
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How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a Respectful Manner

May 05, 2021
Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo.
 
Are you ready to celebrate respectfully?
Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration that takes place every May...
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Inclusive School Celebration Replacements for "Mother's Day"

Apr 29, 2021
Mother's Day is a very uncomfortable time for some people and school activities often magnify that discomfort.
 
Teachers, let's be...
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Why do so many Black Americans Have a Fear of Dogs?

Apr 22, 2021
Trauma affects us in ways we don't even realize.
 
So many adults in my family are afraid of dogs. Like- deathly afraid. Only a few of my...
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The Racist Roots of the American Police System

Apr 20, 2021
 
There is a long history of terror that Black Americans have experienced from police. Police Officers were never meant to serve or protect Black...
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