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Educator. Author. Racial Literacy Advocate.


The Odyssey Of An Angry Black Woman

May 13, 2019

You wear the label proudly
It is justified, your superpower
When the breaking point happens
It is your anger that rescues and restores you...

If You Think Racism is Too Political For Your Classroom, Think About What Your Silence Says

August 17, 2017

Dear Educator,

So you’ve tweeted, and retweeted, and shared articles and inspirational quotes, and posted your expressions of disbelief and despair about Charlottesville. I have one question. “What are you going to do now?”

Say Their Names (Correctly. From Day One. Always)

September 25, 2018

When my daughter was born, I unapologetically named her Imani. It’s a lovely, lyrical name that means “faith” in Swahili... 

It’s time to shatter the silence about race

January 22, 2018

After I reported witnessing dozens of white students in a group using the N-word on school property, an administrator said to me, “I’m sure that was awful for you. Why don’t you speak with the students and tell them how that made you feel?” I was stunned.