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You Want to Know the Students of Richmond? Then You Gotta Live Here.

“OK, let’s go save these kids.” This was the expression used by a fellow teacher before the school year began. As I heard the expression, I wondered if the remark had any degree of truthfulness. Serving a community that is notorious for its poverty and high crime rate, as is the city of Richmond, California, can convince any outsider that… Read more →

The Black Advocacy in School Series: Teachers Building Authentic Relationships with Black Students

  Welcome to the second part of my Black Advocacy in School Series. In this article, we focus on teachers and how they can better support Black students in a system that doesn’t always do that well. It’s important to note that in these articles, I tend to use my own experience as a struggling Black student in school to… Read more →

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