In this section you will find our upcoming events. If you have any questions, need more information, or if you would like for us to schedule an event at your church or school to learn more about Black Minds Matter, please email us.
Becoming Collegiate Academy is Jacksonville, Florida’s most recent authorized public-charter elementary school, and its first Black-owned charter school. We are excited to speak with Becoming Collegiate Academy's Founder, Cameron Frazier about his decision to start a school. Cameron Frazier, is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He joined the educational movement in 2012 through Teach for America Jacksonville. Cameron has received support in launching Becoming Collegiate Academy as a Founding Fellow of the Freedom Fellows Institute, which prepares high impact leaders of color to return home to create schools of innovation in their communities.
As we promote education freedom and equality for our students, we also promote life-long learning. We hope this curated book list will enhance your life, challenge your ideas and beliefs, and promote your personal development.
Voices of Determination
Voices of Determination tells the stories of ten children who overcame extraordinarily difficult circumstances to get an education and end the cycle of generational poverty. It debunks the myth that children are victims of ci...
Faces at the Bottom of the Well
The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America. These essays shed light on some of the most perplexing and vexing issues of our day: af...
Charter Schools and Their Enemies
The black-white educational achievement gap -- so much discussed for so many years -- has already been closed by black students attending New York City's charter schools. This might be expected to be welcome news. But it has ...