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Thu, 17.10.2019

Lena King Lee, born

*Lena King Lee was born on this date in 1906.  She was an African American educator and attorney who entered politics at the age of 60 and became one of the first African American women elected to the Maryland General Assembly. She was born Lena King in Sumter County, Alabama, one of three children of Samuel Sylvester King and […]

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Sat, 12.10.2019

Maritcha Remond Lyons born

*Maritcha Remond Lyons was born on this date in 1848.  She was an African American educator, civic leader, suffragist, and public speaker in New York City and Brooklyn, New York. She taught in public schools in Brooklyn and was the second black woman to serve in their system as an assistant principal.   She was born at 144 Centre Street in New York […]

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Tue, 01.10.2019

Educations Importance, Are Black Students Harder To Teach, Mary K. Boyd

Retired classroom educator, administrator and education advocate Mary K. Boyd shares the importance of education and the myth of the black student

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Fri, 12.07.2019

African and Native Intersectionality in the United States of America, Joseph Flores

Joseph Flores, Apache educator (retired) professor and counselor offers some historic points of intersectionality between African Americans and Native Americans

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Sat, 15.06.2019

Theater/Arts and E-12 education, Lewis Whitlock

Lewis Whitlock, educator, choreographer, producer shares his views on the important unused value of the Arts in education

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Tue, 26.03.2019

Virtues of More Diverse Teachers in America, Dr. Sharon Lane-Getaz

Dr. Sharon Lane-Getaz shares her views why teachers resembling students can improve E-12 classrooms

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Sat, 26.01.2019

Texas Public Schools update the cause of the Civil War to Slavery for learning

*On this date in 2018, the Texas Board of Education voted to change the way its students learn about the Civil War. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, students will be taught that slavery played a “central role” in the war.  The state’s previous social studies standards listed three causes for the Civil War: sectionalism, states’ […]

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Sat, 12.01.2019

Rosanell Eaton, passion for education and public policy

*Rosanell Eaton was born on this date 1921.  She was an African American teacher and voting rights activist.  She was born on a farm outside Louisburg North Carolina, a granddaughter of slaves and the youngest of seven children. After her father died when she was 2, Eaton’s mother became a sharecropper.  In the early years of her life, Eaton farmed for […]

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Thu, 20.12.2018

E12 Experiences of Implicit Bias and Advice to Disarm Implicit Bias, Administrator, Stephanie Johnson

High School Social Worker Stephanie Johnson shares experiences of implicit bias and offer administrative advice to disarm implicit bias in schools

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Sat, 17.11.2018

Treasured Career Moments in Academia, Mahmoud El-Kati

Mahmoud El-Kati, historian, professor (retired) and author shares a few academic career moments that he’s proud of

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

What happens when an old black man, Toothless and raggedy, Walks into a bank, catches Some young, white, middle-manager's ear With a slurred tale of coins Hoarded from his wife and kids (Who would only... THRIFT by Cornelius Eady
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