#Blackgirlmagic: Young Black Girls Securing the Bag

Here are 10 Black entrepreneurs pursuing their passions all while getting that shmoney (Cardi B. voice)! I wonder how many budding entrepreneurs are sitting in your classroom? What will you do to support them with their endeavors? How can you provide them with learning experiences that will bring out their inner hustler?

Moving the Culture Podast: The #metoo Episode

The #MeToo movement is not Black or White. It is extremely gray with a lot of learning to be done by all of us. In this episode, the hosts take a second stab at having this very complex conversation. Maybe 20 years from now, we will release the 1st try. The conversation starts with Khalilah sharing a recent story where she questioned her self agency, then we segway into Aziz Ansari, what it means to give enthusiastic consent, power dynamics in the workplace and what are our young people learning about themselves, their sexuality, their pleasure and how to navigate our world. This isn’t a perfect conversation. Just a real one. So take a listen to our 2nd take at unpacking #MeToo.

Who Can I Run To?

“Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.” —Chinua Achebe Soooo I’m feelin’ the influx of West African immigrants in my hood,  I’M LOVING IT.  Everything from infants wrapped around waists for transport to elaborate, beautiful patterns of woven clothing to increased […]

Native Tongue: Gullah/Geechi Nation

Recently, I was working with a teacher on a unit that was partially centered around the terms “code switching” and “code meshing”. She mentioned that her students were torn between feeling empowered to speak in their home language in all settings and still feeling somewhat “inauthentic” because they were compelled to switch their dialect and […]