Posts Tagged:Black Education

In the Video Library: Roots – The Next Generation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The LibraryThis entry is part 2 of 2 in the series In The Library is a seven episode, television mini-series from the 1970s aimed to create awareness about Black American history from a new perspective. It tells the story of Alex Haley’s family and...

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The First Black Schools Disproved White Supremacists’ Views

Horace Mann Bond, father of the late Civil Rights leader, Julian Bond,  went to the rural South to study African-American schools towards the beginning of the Great Depression. Surprisingly, he brought back images that many could not believe at the time: African American children wanted to, and yearned to, be educated. For the first time in history,…

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Rita Pierson’s TED Talk: Every Kid Needs a Champion

[brid video=”17206″ player=”3326″ title=”Rita Pierson Every kid needs a champion”] Rita Pierson has been an educator for over 40 years. When a colleague told her, “They don’t pay me to like kids,” her response was, “Kids won’t learn from people they dislike.” This sparked a call for teachers to truly engage with their students, bond with them on a…

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Shall I Let Exam Results Determine My Fate? (Video)

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Focus On The Future Series[brid video=”17444″ player=”3326″ title=”I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My FateSpoken Word”] From the same young  man who brought us “Why I Love School But Hate Education,” the spoken word piece “I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My…

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Five Ways You Can Help Young People Improve Their Online Etiquette

The Internet has been one of the greatest innovations of modern times. However, with this new source of information, entertainment, and social connection, comes a great sense of responsibility. Here are five tips so both you and the young people in your life can improve your online etiquette. Practice mindfulness. You will always come across…

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In The Video Library: The Journey of Henry Box Brown

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series In The LibraryThis entry is part 1 of 2 in the series In The Library provides the viewer with a rare view of what slaves had to go through to escape slavery. It tells the beautiful and courageous true story of Henry Brown and his...

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School Tried To Label Her Son “Retarded” But She Fought Back And Won

Telling parents that their child has special needs can be a devastating experience for everyone involved. In this segment, Christine Jenkins shares her experiences with her child’s school district. The school district labeled her son as “retarded” with behavioral issues. This mother fought the school system back and ultimately moved him to another district where he is doing well.…...

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Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM – Episode 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in STEM[brid video=”17192″ player=”3326″ title=”Vanguard Conversations with Women of Color in STEM”] “Vanguard: Conversations With Women Of Color in STEM” is an interactive panel discussion led by Dr. Jedidah Isler, the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Astrophysics…

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In The Library: The Warmth of Other Suns

by Isabel Wilkerson plunges the reader into a rare type of American history. This classic read is the untold story of the great exodus, as people of color moved from the South to the accommodative North. Wilkerson developed the storyline after interviewing thousands of people, thereby acquiring the unique, authentic data. Three individuals drive the…...

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