“I already won the lottery. I was born in the U-S of A baby.” – Creed Bratton This quote from The Office is one of my favorites and I post it every year on the 4th of July. It’s funny and I love this country. Now, just because I believe America is the best, doesn’t […]
Warning, this isn’t like my usual upbeat and positive posts. I’m gettin’ real. A note: when I’m mentioning white people, I am talking about the racist white people of the time I am discussing. Now that that’s out of the way… Back in late Spring of 2020, (you know, when people said they cared about […]
Think back to what you learned about the Civil Rights Movement. My bet is that you learned that it started in the 1950s when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus. I mean, why wouldn’t she? She was a tired old lady who was trying to get home from work. Then […]
I wasn’t going to say anything. I really wasn’t. Then a thought flashed through my brain. If we were in school right now, the kids would definitely come to class and ask: “Miss, what you do you think about Kanye running for president?” or “Did you hear Kanye is running for president?” or “Can we […]
Is everyone about to pull their hair out with this whole remote learning thing, or is it just me? You are? That’s what I thought. My district didn’t start any real remote learning until about two weeks ago. When they first unveiled out the new remote learning strategy, I was like, “wait a minute. We’ve […]
So February is over, and you did an excellent job teaching Black History for 28 days, but you wonder to teach Black History all year?? Don’t get me wrong, I think Black History Month is essential. It brings attention to and honors the contributions of black* people; it helps continue the conversation about issues black […]
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