Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action Round-up

Here are just a few highlights of the past week: 
  • Screening and Q&A with Yoruba Richen, one of the directors of The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks
  • Reading and Q&A with Surya Bonaly, three-time figure skating World silver medalist and author of Fearless Heart
  • Book audits to determine if classroom libraries are reflective of the students represented
  • Math lessons centered on the fashion design of Diarra Bousso, a Senegalese math teacher and fashion designer who uses graphs to design fabric prints
  • Creation of fabric designs based on the geometry of Gee's Bend Quilts
  • Artistic depictions of courage, after reading about Ruby Bridges
  • Skits designed to educate fellow students on the BLM 13 principles 
  • … And much more!

Lessons and activities span classes, age levels, and subjects showing the ways that antiracist action and activism can be woven into learning across disciplines. See more pictures on our Instagram page.
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