Posts Tagged:African American Education

Five Black Historical Facts that Your Child will Never Learn in School (Part 1)

Most of our schools give history from their own perspective, and not ours. This leads to warped perspectives for young black children, low self-esteem, and a peculiar form of intellectual inadequacy. It’s up to us to fill in that void to ensure that our children learn everything they need to know. In this video, History…

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Racism Pushing more African American Students into Homeschooling

This article originally found at Michigan Radio I can’t complain about homeschooling for any reason. I plan on homeschooling my son who is almost two right now. Once he is old enough, schooling will begin (although children are never too young to learn). My neighbor homeschools his son, and once his daughter is old enough,…

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13 Popular Sayings You Should Avoid as a Teacher

After many years on the job, many teachers can recall phrases that they regret saying to their students. Today, not only are numerous teachers still saying these things, but many are unaware that they are causing harm to their students. These regretful phrases may influence students’ motivation and affect them in a negative way, which impacts how well teachers…

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Parent to Parent: 6 Tips to Help Your Child in Gifted and Honor Programs

It should come as no surprise that white students are more likely to be classified as “gifted” or “intelligent” than Black and Hispanic students. When a snapshot is taken of these classes throughout the nation, the numbers reflect the same. As a mother of a child who is recognized as academically gifted, and currently in one…

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Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM – Episode 3

[brid video=”17202″ player=”3326″ title=”Vanguard Conversations with Women of Color in STEM (Episode 3 912015)”] In the third episode of Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM, the panelists discuss transitions in the development of their STEM careers. The panel includes: Dr. Cyntrica Eaton (Computer Science, Norfolk State University), Dr. Monica Feliu-Mojer (Science Communication &…

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Educational Games: A Kid’s Guide to African American History

[easyazon_link identifier=”1556526539″ locale=”US” tag=”youblawornet-20″]A Kid’s Guide to African American History[/easyazon_link] by Nancy I. Sanders applies a unique approach to educating children on African-American history. Sanders highlights key people in history, such as the first American to make a wooden clock, the inventor of the mobile X-ray device, and the inventor of peanut butter. Throughout the book,…...

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From the Library: The African-American Audio Experience

The [easyazon_link identifier=”006053527X” locale=”US” tag=”youblawornet-20″]The African-American Audio Experience[/easyazon_link] is an audiobook comprised of multiple prose, poems, and theater performances drawn from influential voices throughout African-American history. The 20th century is notable for the massive contributions made by people of color in American literature. Many of these authors addressed the struggle against white supremacy for equality, as well as the bright…...

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Rita’s Stories Video Series: School Starts at 8

[brid video=”17210″ player=”3326″ title=”Rita Pierson School Starts at 8″] Parents, students and teachers do not always agree and sometimes this can escalate into disagreements and unnecessary tension. However, there are healthy and reasonable ways to deal with conflict that can be mutually satisfactory for everyone. In this excerpt from Rita’s Stories, Dr. Rita Pierson talks…

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“He Talk Funny:” Articulate While Black

In the past, racism towards blacks has been commonly viewed as an overt action by white people to perpetuate their superiority and maintain the white hegemonic structure. Jim Crow Laws allowed white people to have better restaurants, water fountains, and movie theaters, while blacks were given inadequate and inferior spaces purposely and openly. However, in…

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