How a 24-year-old Educator Became a Principal
Kenneth Gorham shares his journey toward taking on administration roles and how the education system can support young teachers as they move into leadership.
South Carolina Teacher of the Year Wants His Students to ‘Change and Shift the World’
South Carolina Teacher of the Year Deion Jamison discusses his student-centered approach to teaching high school students and why teacher retention matters.
Creating Schools Where Black Male Teachers Can Thrive
Black men make up only 2 percent of the U.S. public school teaching force and have a high turnover rate. How can districts attract and retain more Black male educators?
Season 2, Episode 1: The Purest Form of Activism
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia about how to create safe spaces that value and invest in young Black leaders.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
How Afrocentric Lessons Teach Black Kids to Love Themselves
K-12 students typically learn about history through a lens that erases or minimizes the contributions of people of color.
In This Vision of Education, Students Are Empowered to Love Learning and Themselves
Ebony Payne Brown is working to open a charter school in Atlanta with rigorous academics, where students feel loved and their identities are celebrated.
Children Will Ask Questions About Race. How Will Teachers Answer Them?
A Columbia, Missouri kindergarten teacher who nurtures inquiry and teaches children about equality says new laws won’t prevent students from asking questions and standing up for what’s right.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.