https://www.pbs.org/show/soul/ “A variety-talk show with African-American musicians and interviews with cultural figures.” I don’t remember this one at all and I was about 8 or 9. This is another one that I can’t WAIT to have the time to journey through.
https://abc7news.com/our-america-living-while-black-racism-racial-inequality/6684870 I haven’t had an opportunity to watch this series yet because I’m presently engrossed in my studies of how to EFFECTIVELY teach children how to read. But this looks like one that I will be thoroughly engrossed in when I have the time.
https://schedule.wttw.com/episodes/517794/Legacy/From-Soulful-Horns-to-House-Music/ There were many more interesting history events on this site, but I liked the connection to music because music was a big thing for me as I grew up in Chicago. Enjoy the journey and the knowledge.
I am a black, female educator who has spent all of my 56 years in a country that has foundationally NEVER considered that I would be a part of the growth of the nation. But I am. The reality of what this country has done to those that look like me often hurts me to […]
Black couple lowballed by $500K in home appraisal, showing legacy of discrimination and racism on California home ownership – ABC7 San Francisco (abc7news.com) This story provides proof that this country STILL blocks growth for black families. What other areas of growth are actively blocked for black families attempting to leave something for their children? How […]
I’ve always LOVED reading. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t. I also knew that I always wanted to teach. When I started teaching, all I wanted was to share my love for reading. In reality, what I saw was that too many children do NOT love to read. They don’t even LIKE it. […]
I’m reading Cicely Tyson’s book, Just As I Am, before beginning my tutoring day. She speaks of the touring engagements she did for the movie, Sounder, one of my all-time favorite movies. On the bias that she witnessed during that tour she says that there was an assumption about black people/families, by many that, “You […]
(116) Chadwick Boseman’s Life Advice Will Leave You SPEECHLESS | RIP ‘Black Panther’ – YouTube My father sent this to me today and it made me think. I lost a business client a couple of days ago and while I wasn’t upset in the loss of the client, the loss of the income bothered me. […]