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March 18, 2020

Too Many Black Students Aren’t Learning Their History in Schools

Too Many Black Students Aren’t Learning Their History in Schools POSTED MAR. 1, 2019 IN BETTER CONVERSATION ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson currently resides in the west suburbs of Chicago […]
March 16, 2020

“We are committing educational malpractice”: Why slavery is mistaught — and worse — in American schools.

“We are committing educational malpractice”: Why slavery is mistaught — and worse — in American schools. By Nikita Stewart AUG. 20, 2019 In the preface to “The Geographical […]
March 15, 2020

What Kids Are Really Learning About Slavery

By MELINDA D. ANDERSON A class of middle-schoolers in Charlotte, North Carolina, was asked to cite “four reasons why Africans made good slaves.” Nine third-grade teachers […]
March 14, 2020

If We Really Want to Teach Black History in Schools, We’re Going to Need More Diverse Books

If We Really Want to Teach Black History in Schools, We’re Going to Need More Diverse Books POSTED FEB. 28, 2018 IN BETTER CONVERSATION Robin Muldor-Engram is […]