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Hidden Figures

A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with bricks other have thrown at her

Author Unknown

As we approach the month of February, I had this brilliant idea to do a thread on infamous black women who made a difference throughout history and in the local community.

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They Deserve a Dream: A Reflection

by Dr. Bianca Jones
Principal, Rocketship Nashville Northeast Elementary 

Editor’s Note: Dr. Jones originally wrote this piece as part of Rocketship’s weekly Thursday Reflection, in which selected staff reflect on their practice and current topics and share with the larger Rocketship staff. 730 more words

Rethinking Elementary School

Under the Same Sun

Sharon Robinson invites us to travel with her to Tanzania in her book Under the Same Sun published by Scholastic Press. This lushly illustrated book is based on a family trip that Robinson and her mother took to Africa to visit her brother and his family and to celebrate her mother’s 85th birthday. 813 more words


Black History Fun Fact Friday – The Origins of Black History Month

Welcome back to BHFF!

It did not occur to me that January 17th marked the two-year anniversary of this segment! Whhaaat.

My first post for Black History Fun Facts was on January 17, 2015 on Ray Charles and it got a ….wait for it…whopping 4 likes! 1,093 more words


33rd Annual MLK Parade Celebrates Diversity

Red and black balloons floated above a group of San Diego State students, faculty and family who came together to commemorate one of the most influential civil rights leaders by marching in the 33rd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. 315 more words

Future History Makers

Honoring our future African American Leaders!  Nominate & vote today #blackhistorytodaycol




Social Activist


Cultural Leader

Less than three weeks into January and our calendar is looking pretty full. We have a lot of new dope things around the corner for 2017; this is one of them. 553 more words

Black Art