Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter at School Spotlights Racial Justice in Education – Education Article

(photo: Kristopher Radder-Brattleboro Reformer) Jesse Hagopian is an ethnic studies teacher at Garfield High School in Seattle and a member of the Seattle Education Association (SEA)/Washington Education Association (WEA). As co-editor of Teaching for Black Lives, he helped organize Black Lives Matter at School (BLM at School), a national coalition of educators organizing for racial justice in education. Coalition leaders have encouraged educators, students, parents, union members, community leaders and others to join their annual “week of action,” this year set for…

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Opinion: If You Can’t Say “Black Lives Matter” Then You Can’t Use Any Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Education Article

Secondly, let us keep the issues where they are. The issue is injustice. […] Now we’ve got to keep attention on that. That’s always the problem with a little violence. You know what happened the other day, and the press dealt only with the window breaking. (15.1–2, 4–6) This is a quote from the last speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King delivered April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, TN. I’ve listened to this speech numerous times…

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