Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Name a Good Book Thursday

Which books have influenced your life?

October 27, 2016 · 7 Comments

Unsung Heroes

This is a good resource to use if you are building your list of African American politicians, musicians, and athletes to study during the month of February.

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Places Where African Americans Made History: 2016 Black History Month Theme

“There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you” – Zora Neale Hurston

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Those Hallway Moments

Don’t underestimate the power of those hallway moments in a child’s day.

January 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Power of the Written Word

“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.” Toni Morrison       … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Power to Dream

Dreams are powerful … “never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.” tlb

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock | Documentary about a Forgotten Civil Rights Icon | Independent Lens | PBS

A voice for the rights of women as well as the right to a quality education, Mrs. Daisy Bates was a “heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.” A childhood marred … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Influence of the Human Spirit

An avid sports fan, while watching this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, I wonder what it really takes to compete at the extreme levels that professional athletes have to compete … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Underground Railroad: The Story of William Still

Like so many of my colleagues, I search for new ways to share stories from African-American culture and history during Black History Month.  This year, PBS has a wonderfully diverse … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marking History: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

The lives of four Greensboro, North Carolina college freshmen changed forever on the 1st of February 1960. It is on this day, 45 years ago, that these men walked into … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment