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Happy Douglass Day

Feb 13, 2021

Before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, there was Frederick Douglass. He was the most famous Black American man of his time. (More famous than even...

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The History of the Black Cowboy

Feb 11, 2021
***Happy Black History Month***
 
I celebrate Black History year-round. But, I also honor the month of February as the official month of...
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Do you have a healthy friendship or trauma bond

Feb 09, 2021
Last Spring, while the world was still open and I was traveling, I asked Teens in each country I went to what they really wished schools taught...
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The Inspiring Conversation I had with My students about the Inauguration

Feb 07, 2021
I recently had a conversation about the inauguration with a group of teen students, that had some of us in tears.
 
You see, a lot of teens...
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Parenting Triggers: Why You are Angry with your Child

Feb 04, 2021
***Do you ever feel jealous of your child?***
 
Last week, my friends Genie,Nyota and I had conversations about experiences that parents...
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Educational Trauma Caused by Racism

Feb 02, 2021

I've learned to say my name first in introductions to avoid the awkward pause that comes from someone trying to pronounce my name. Now, this may be...

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Educational Trauma Black Students Face

Jan 31, 2021

Are we ready to discuss the Trauma caused by White Supremacy in Education?

Using a Curriculum that centers Whiteness is harmful. When are we going...

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What is Educational Trauma and How are we Causing it?

Jan 30, 2021
I always ask for an aisle seat when I fly.
Always.
Yes, I would prefer to look out the window. But, not as much as it gives me anxiety to ask...
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The One Word Every Ally Needs to Use

Jan 26, 2021

* A lot of uncomfortable conversations will be had over the next few weeks, at least *

As I consider my anticipation for the Inauguration, I also...

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The 2 word question I ask to Remove Bias

Jan 24, 2021
Note: These are real conversations with real children!!!!
The first statement (about Antifa): age 5; The 2nd statement: age 10; the third...
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