It blows my mind that a state can wrongfully imprison a person, make them work as though they were a slave during that imprisonment (profit from that enslavement), then release them, acknowledging that they were wrong in the imprisonment, and THEN offer to pay them way LESS than what they are entitled to for their […]
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 […]