Racial Justice Resources for Educators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Growing up, I didn’t have access to many resources about racial justice. Now, as an adult, I am delighted by all of the racial justice resources now available to educators through textual and visual learning resources as well as via web and social media platforms. Developing this list has been a true labor of love, and I hope you find resources here that continue…

For Colored Girls in the Era of Brexit or When the Royal Family is Enuf

Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘Not a day goes by when some young woman somewhere isn’t doing a for colored girls monologue, making the voice her own, finding her own infinite beauty once again.” – Ntozake Shange This week, the world has watched in shock and awe at the emancipation? liberation? of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.   And, as per normal, there has been a lot of…

The Anatomy of an Oreo

Reading Time: 5 minutes When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde I’m consistently asked about my experience as a Transracial Adoptee(TRA) and growing up with two contrasting identities – white and Black. For me, this question is difficult to unpack because it, I must admit, feels…