All over the nation, schools have started the 22-23 school year as the closest we’ve come to our pre-pandemic reality (despite COVID infection rates at steady state and a looming monkeypox threat). Masks are generally optional; most of the nation’s districts are opening with in...

Happy Juneteenth! Our ancestors bind us to the continued honoring of this day. We welcome and embrace the opportunity since we know that as we commemorate this Juneteenth holiday — in 2022 — so many Black people, so many descendants of enslaved people, have yet to...

Makita Kheperu, Associate interviews Leah Holmes, a member of Chicago’s SuperGroup, a collection of young artists and entrepreneurs who host cultural events that target youth and young adults. The events promote African and African American culture. Leah explains the inspiration, goals and strategies of the group...

Max Brooks, M.Ed.Vice President of Strategic Partnerships interviews and highlights the work of Damen Fletcher, CEO of Train of Thought, an organization that focuses on increasing access to chess education. Train of Thought introduces students of all ages – especially in marginalized communities – to...

“Why do some white people think they’re better than Black people?” This was the opening question asked by a five-year-old in the audience who had gathered to hear from Dr. Khalid el-Hakim, founder of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum.  photos sourced from Black History...