Do Your Best: The Lies We Tell Our Children

We held a “testing rally” on Friday that was quite possibly the most depressing experience of my year. The purpose of the rally was to get kids “pumped up” and “excited” for testing. In preparation, my students and I created a giant poster saying, “Don’t forget the...

The Enduring Myth of Black Criminality

I just finished watching this animated video of an interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates. He asks a series of compelling questions regarding our country’s approach to criminality, specifically as it relates to black people. Watch the video below, and let me know your...