We all know that change is difficult, especially when you’re trying to fill the shoes and vacuum of a strong, educated black woman who has similar lived experiences with those of the students, staff, and community which allows for her to better connect and communicate with the black students and black teachers.
The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion of black soldiers set up explosive-rigged balloons to prevent German airplanes from attacking French and American soldiers.
“If you want this school to stay open; if you want to have an educational choice; if you want smaller classroom sizes; if you want to be educated by people who look like you and living in your community, it matters. If you want that, you’re going to have to raise your voice, and you’re going to have to speak up. And when the opportunity comes, you’re going to need to be ready for that,” Mr. Dainels said, echoing a previous conversation he held with his students early in the year.
The district is encouraging all interested community members to attend and explore options that include teacher and support positions.
It was the Tuskegee Airmen, who cracked that seemingly impossible glass ceiling of white supremacy in the American military for black men and black women.
5th-grade Christian shared his journey through Sankofa, a free public charter school, and spoke about how both schools prepare students to be prepared for tomorrow’s opportunities.
Tulsa was as Abu Dhabi is today — bustling, from the black oil that Americans extracted from the grounds below.