Back To School: Why Inclusion Is Important

Back To School: Why Inclusion Is Important
It’s back to school time! A time where we watch our children thrive in their academics. It’s also a time where we worry about what could happen, with so much going on in the world. As parents, specifically African American parents, we should worry about what is not happening for our children day to day in the school system. Inclusion. Sixty-three years ago, Brown v. Board of Education held that separate schools for black and white students are inherently

HBCU Digest: “HBCUs – The Institutional Antidote to White Fragility” by Tameka Bradley Hobbs, Ph.D.

This is my latest for HBCU Digest. When I saw Alicia's post for the first time, I was blown away by the way that she voiced so many of the complexities that come along with being black and educated in our society. I knew I had to unpack it. I'm really grateful to the Ahalt family for allowing me to share their story. “The antiblackness of both blacks and whites means that HBCUs are viewed, many times unfairly, as less than optimal options. But, interes