These parents are turning this tumultuous political moment into teachable one by talking to their kids about oppression: What it is, how it manifests and how to interrupt it.
This article originally appeared on Wear Your Voice and was republished here with the author’s permission. If you think that race does not have an impact on the way that an educator teaches school children, please come on in and take a seat. I, a Black student, owe a lot of my academic intelligence to […]
Originally published on Medium and republished here with the author’s permission. All across America, people are wondering what to do to stop the rising tide of fascism and many feel powerless and frustrated. I posted on social media that white people need to do more and specifically to reach those white men marching with torches, chanting Nazi slogans. They […]
If you grew up in the United States, it is almost inevitable that you’ve been subject to a few standard aphorisms. These include things like: “Anyone can make it here if they try hard enough,” “Nothing worth having comes easy,” “Hard work pays off,” “Winners never quit, and quitters never win,” and “Success is no […]
“There’s something about you that’s very… blank,” a friend admitted to me a few years ago. “Like, you say everything in this emotionless way.” It hadn’t always been like that. I used to cry at cartoons because I loved getting so wrapped up in the story, it felt like it was my own. My parents […]