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Blog Archive

Sat, 17.02.2024

Education Importance in Black America, Dr. Robert Jones Jr

Dr. Robert Jones, Jr., is an educator, agronomist, and administrator. He shares two reasons for more African Americans to pursue education excellence in this segment.

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Tue, 16.01.2024

My Advice for Schools Working with Students of Color with Disabilities, Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson is a teacher, social worker, and special needs advocate. In this segment, she shares advice on the professional character that helps the student the most.

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Wed, 20.12.2023

Rachel Dolezal, Professor, Author, and Cultural Appropriator born.

*Rachel Dolezal was born on this date in 1977. She is a former white-American college instructor, author, artist, and administrative activist known for presenting herself as a Black woman despite being born to white parents. Rachel Anne Dolezal, now Nkechi Amare Diallo, was born in Lincoln County, Montana, to Ruthanne (Schertel) and Lawrence Dolezal, who […]

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Mon, 18.12.2023

A Childhood Memory, Clementine Pigford

Clementine Pigford was an author, historian, educator, and journalist. In this segment, she shared memories of rural Alabama as a child.

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Wed, 01.11.2023

Clementine Pigford, Educator, and Counselor born.

*Clementine Pigford was born on this date in 1943. She was a Black educator, counselor, poet, and author. Clementine Washington was born in Chicago to parents Helen Mims and Eugene Washington. She has one brother, Eugene Washington II. Washington and her family moved to Denver, Colorado, where her father was a civilian Radio Aircraft Technician […]

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Sun, 01.10.2023

Treasured Research Career Moments, Pashington Obeng

Pashington Obeng is a Ghanaian professor, author, and academic. In this segment, he shares two treasured career moments in his lifelong passion for research.

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Mon, 18.09.2023

The Benefits of Joyful Movement in Kindergarten, Dr. Aaron Osafo-Acguah, and Madam Janet Eduam.

Dr. Aaron Osafo-Acguah, and Madam Janet Eduam are Ghanaian educators. In this segment they explain, and demonstrate the learning virtues of ‘Play’ in kindergarten classrooms.

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Tue, 12.09.2023

Grace Morris Allen Jones, Educator born.

*Grace Morris Allen Jones was born on this date in 1876. She was a Black educator, school administrator, clubwoman, and writer. Grace Morris Allen was born in Keokuk, Iowa, to James Addison Morris and Mary Ellen Morris, née Pyles. The family was educated and well-off financially. Grace’s grandmother was abolitionist Charlotta Gordon Pyles, and she […]

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Tue, 05.09.2023

Theresa Venable, Librarian and Administrator born.

*Theresa Venable was born on this date in 1948.  She is a Black educator, historian, and retired librarian. From Knoxville, TN, Theresa Evans Venable earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and an M.S. in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. For thirty years, she was an elementary and middle school reading and […]

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Tue, 05.09.2023

Leola Havard, Educator, and Administrator born

*Leola Havard was born on this date in 1920. She was a Black teacher and school principal. Born in Ethel, Louisiana, she wanted to be a teacher since she was a child and graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She followed her father and brother and moved to San Francisco, where she would spend her […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

I am the smoke king, I am black. I am swinging in the sky. I am ringing worlds on high: I am the thought of the... THE SONG OF THE SMOKE by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois.
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