“The Most Dangerous Place For Black People is…..”

“The most dangerous place for black people is in white people’s imagination”.         D.L. Hughley Black people, African-Americans, aren’t as scary or as dangerous as are other’s perception of them.  An example of the types of incidents where unarmed Black men have been approached, interrogated, arrested, shot and/or killed by police/law enforcement […]

Why Must We Celebrate Black History Month?

How many of these African-American pioneers can your students identify? February is celebrated nationally every year as Black History Month. Why must educators celebrate Black History Month? Consider the following questions about what happens in your classroom from Teaching Tolerance: How often do your students learn about the contributions of black individuals to U.S. society? Are your […]