These are some of the articles, videos,and more we believe promote the goals and themes of the Black Minds Matter movement. As we work to expand education options for our students, we hope to ensure every person has access to resources to be life-long learners. If you’d like to have a news highlighted here, please email us.
Black Minds Matter
The world is in the midst of a civil uprising as more bear witness to the racial and social injustices that take place daily in America, sparked by the abhorrent murders of black men and women.
Tell Me, When Were Schools Ever Great for Black Children?
Quite often, amongst the often entitled (and overwhelmingly White) anti-charter, anti-high standards and anti-progress groups, education reform is assailed as one of the problems with the American education system. According to these folks, many of whom I count as friends, everything was fine in our school system for Black, Latino, and poor kids in the days before higher standards were common, data was disaggregated, school choice was provided, and the number of dropout factories decreased. This disillusioned nostalgia for yesteryear’s “educational heyday” ignores the actual school experiences of our youths.