Put Your Community on the Black Lives Matter at School Map!

It's time to put your school and community on the BLM@School map of national events. Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Milwaukee, Boston, Howard County, MD, Baltimore, NYC, Madison, Edmonds, WA, New Jersey, … these are just a few of the scores of cities and communities across the country where educators, students and … Continue reading Put Your Community on the Black Lives Matter at School Map!

Black Lives Matter At School week of action begins today. Here’s what you need to know to be ready.

Today, Monday, February 4th officially marks the launch of the second annual national Black Lives Matter At School week of action. Supporters will be posting their photos, lesson plans, and stories of the day on social media with the hashtag, #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool. The four demands of the movement are: 1) End “zero tolerance” discipline, and implement … Continue reading Black Lives Matter At School week of action begins today. Here’s what you need to know to be ready.

Professors for Black Lives: An outpouring of support for BLM@School week in higher education!

Citing the need to "promote equity; the value of human life; and educational, political, and social justice," scores of professors from institutions of higher education from around the country have signed on to petition of support for Black Lives Matter At School Week. The Black Lives Matter At School coalition encourages all college and university … Continue reading Professors for Black Lives: An outpouring of support for BLM@School week in higher education!

Webinar Video: Educators presented on plans for #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool around the country

On Friday, January 25, 2019, the national Black Lives Matter At School coalition held a webinar to share some of the major developments in the planning for this year's week of action from February 4-8. Educators from around the country presented on the plans to fight racism in education. https://youtu.be/9LwK_V712Lk The list of events taking … Continue reading Webinar Video: Educators presented on plans for #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool around the country

Video: Black Lives Matter At School–“I know my people are strong.”

We are excited to announce the release of our newly produced Black Lives Matter At School video! This short primer for the movement gets its subtitle from the words of high school student Israel Presley who says, "All I ever see is us being slaves. Why don't you ever teach me about how we fought … Continue reading Video: Black Lives Matter At School–“I know my people are strong.”

Howard County School Board Endorses Black Lives Matter Week of Action by Resolution

On January 24th, in a decision of 5-0-3, Howard County School Board members adopted a resolution to endorse the Black Lives Matter At School Week of Action.  “This act reminds Black students, families, and staff members that they are seen and valued at the highest levels of school governance. Although it is clear that there … Continue reading Howard County School Board Endorses Black Lives Matter Week of Action by Resolution

Announcing the 2019 Curriculum Resource Guide

The national Black Lives Matter At School coalition’s brilliant Curriculum Committee worked this year to bring you lessons for every grade level that relate to the 13 principles of Black Lives Matter. Here now is the 2019 Curriculum Resource Guide–free, downloadable lessons to challenge racism, oppression and build happy, healthy classrooms. Visit http://www.BlackLivesMatterAtSchool.com to find … Continue reading Announcing the 2019 Curriculum Resource Guide