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This Learning for Justice article was written by Coshandra Dillard Black Male Educators Making Safe Spaces In February 2020, 65 Black male educators...
AFT AAPI task force meeting
By Annette Licitra AAPI Task Force: Highlighting Crucial Issues The first meeting of the AFT’s new task force for Asian Americans and Pacific...
Nikole Hannah-Jones and Harvard scholar Khalil Gibran Muhammad.
By Virginia Myers Teaching the 1619 Project Sugary diets. Traffic patterns. Capitalism. Democracy. So much of our culture has deep ties to the...
remote fireside chat
By Rosalind LaRocque I’m excited to introduce our panelists for the This Is Us fireside chat, March 16 at 7 p.m. EST . These chats, sponsored by AFT...
By Rosamund Looney My first grade classroom—normally sleepy—is already buzzing when I walk in during breakfast time. “Ms. Looney, I brought something...
black panther afrofuturism
Written by Kaitlin Smith On Black Joy and Afrofuturism Bettina Love put the concept of “Black joy” on the map in the education space with her...
By Randi Weingarten The Importance of Black History Every Day of Every Year Black History Month is as important as ever. Honoring the lived...
sarah lerner in her classroom
Reflecting on Emotional Trauma from Parkland It has been three years since the shooting at my school. My name is Sarah Lerner. I am a teacher at...
A mural of Gary, Indiana steel workers by Gaia
Black Workers and the Labor Movement Negro History Week was celebrated for the first time in 1926 during the second week in February. This month was...
Sheetal Sheth discusses her new book Bravo Anjali
Breaking Down Boundaries with Sheetal Sheth Sheetal Sheth is an award-winning actress, author, and activist. Her choices as an artist speak to her...