“Young, Gifted, & Black”: #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Virtual Talent Showcase, Friday, 2/5, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST. Don’t miss this culminating event of the week of action to support our Black youth!

Youth dancers, poets, filmmakers, rappers, singers, and speakers will take to the stage for this year's "Young, Gifted, & Black Student Talent Showcase," one of the keynote events of the 2021 Black Lives Matter at School week of action, February 1-5. This event will be held on-line from 5:30pm--7:30pm Pacific. To watch the event, visit the Facebook page for "Young, Gifted, & Black Virtual Talent Showcase"

Join the 2021 #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Week of Action from Feb. 1-5 with these online events all week!

February 1st marks the beginning of the 4th annual Black Lives Matter at School national Week of Action! Here is a calendar of online events for each day of the week to counter anti-Blackness in education. Join the movement!

Black Lives Matter in Our Schools: Developing an Anti-Racist Pedagogy

First published in TruthOut.org Empowering Black students to become change makers is a key goal of the book, Teaching for Black Lives. Editors Dyan Watson, Jesse Hagopian and Wayne Au have assembled a cogent group of essays that offer the opportunity for developing an anti-racist pedagogy. Truthout interviewed one of the editors, Jesse Hagopian, who …

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Seattle educators demand justice for Charleena Lyles; pledge to rally and wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Tuesday

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 19th, 2017 Contact:  Social Equality Educators, or Jesse Hagopian: Seattle educators demand justice for Charleena Lyles; pledge to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts to school on Tuesday, join 5pm rally Charleena, a pregnant mother of four, was shot and killed by Seattle police in front of her kids Educators say a …

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Turning Pain Into Power: 2017 Black Education Matters Student Activist Award winners

It was one of the most triumphant days of my life. Thursday, June 15th was a day when I took the most painful moment in my life and used it to produce one of the most joyous days of my life. This was the day I had the honor to present the Black Education Matters …

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