Bold Words from Black Women Inspiration and Truths from 50 Extraordinary Leaders by Tamara Pizzoli and Monica Ahanonu. S&S/Millner Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide A Memoir by Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Darrell Dawsey. Amistad Feminist AF: A Guide to Crushing Girlhood by Brittney Cooper, Chanel Craft Tanner and Susana Morris. Norton Young Readers Eight Stories… Read More Black for Real: Self Care
Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson and Wellington D. Sadler. Lee & Low Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner by Janice N. Harrington and Theodore Taylor. Calkins Creek Jayden’s Impossible Garden By Mélina Mangal and Ken Daley. Free Spirit Publishing I am A Farmer: Growing… Read More Black for Real: Healthy Living
When I was a social studies teacher my colleagues, Max Beazley and David Duncan, got me to understand the significance relationship between sports and social justice. It is defintely more than just a game! Same with entertainment! Athletes, singers and other performers have influenced our culture for years not only because of the ways we… Read More Black for Real: Sports and Entertainment
In my continuing Black History Month series, today I’m offering up a few nonfiction books that are political in nature. Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ’Round: My Story of the Making of Martin Luther King Day by Kathlyn J. Kirkwood. Versify We’re Better Than This: Young Readers’ Edition: My Fight for the Future of… Read More Black for Real: Politicals
We’ve always learned. Whether from family lessons, structured classrooms or stolen moments Blacks have always had a learning mindset. We learned the skills that crafted much of this country, experimented with plants and learn computations that took us into outerspace.