“I’m not black.”: An intimate look at blackness

My oldest son scrunched up his nose and said, “I’m not black.” I was immediately filled with anguish and dread. My worst fear was being realized. I have been having race conversations with both of my boys for as long as I can remember. Sometimes because I had to and sometimes just to have an [...]

Dear School Districts, It’s Not the Access

Dear School Districts, I'm writing to let you know that some students' failure to complete work is not about access, it's about disruption and anxiety about the future. Some students have parents that are still working who do not have the time or energy to then teach their child lessons that are to be learned [...]