Black Lives Matter At School is excited to announce the livestreaming of the sold out Schomburg Center event tonight, Friday, February 8th, titled, "Making Black Lives Matter in New York City Schools." The event will be held from 6pm--8pm Eastern. We encourage educators, students, parents, and everyone concerned with racial justice to watch this important … Continue reading Livestream Black Lives Matter At School: Schomburg Center presents Nikole Hannah-Jones, José Vilson, Xoya David, Joshua Brown–6pm EST
What Does Public Education Have Against Black Teachers? You may think this is an exaggeration, but an analysis of the data from Journey 4 Justice Alliance and the #WeChoose Coalition, shows that in at least six major cities, Black teachers are becoming extinct. The same data shows us that each of these cities has a … Continue reading Hire More Black Teachers Now!: A research statement from BLM@School & J4J
Black students in schools across our nation are the targets of surveillance, police violence, and abuse in perpetuity. Some of these assaults are made known to the public, while many go under the radar, further subjecting Black students to more abuse, surveillance and neglect. This cannot be tolerated any longer. According to the Huffington Post, … Continue reading #CounselorsNotCops: Black Girl at Pennsylvania high school brutalized in latest assault by a school police officer; Black Lives Matter At School rallies around the country on Feb. 6-7th.
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!
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.
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.”
Please join the Black Lives Matter At School coalition on January 25th for our last webinar before the week of action in our schools from February 4-8th. This webinar will feature BLM at School organizers from several different cities around the country to highlight some of the amazing organizing that is going on and answer … Continue reading National BLM@School Webinar: Jan 25th 8pm Eastern