“The festival has an appeal, generally across any number of demographics,” says N.Y. Nathiri, executive director of the Association to Preserve The Eatonville Community Inc. “We’ve prided ourselves over the years in providing programming for the young, the functional illiterate and the post doctoral professor. There’s literally something for everybody.”
“If you don’t keep telling the story, people will forget it.”-N.Y. Nathiri
In some cases the sex talk is hardly ever discussed leading young adults to experiment; learning by trial and error.
After a week had gone by no one seemed to mention the slaves that were last seen leaving with the white woman. To the slave quarters everyone went to end the work day.
Frederick Douglass is recognized as the first black man to receive a federal appointment requiring Senate approval, serving as a U.S. Marshall of Washington D.C. It is this and many other notable accomplishments that […]
Let’s start the conversation about race early on with our kids.
Adelaide Lancaster is the Co-Founder of We Stories: Raising Big-Hearted Kids. We Stories provides books for children, resources for parents, community for all means a new story for St. Louis.
“So if the slaves worked hard they didn’t have to worry about getting whipped?,” asked Zoe.
“Not necessarily, overseers sometimes found reasons to whip the slaves.”
Teacher, parent communication is vital in helping your child to be successful.
It’s important for parents to not wait until the last minute regarding grades. If your child is struggling with a subject, catching it early can help with identifying available resources to help the child succeed.
“Zoe how was school?”
“What did you learn today?”
“Since its black history month we talked about Martin Luther King in History class.”
“Well what did you learn about him?”
“We learned that he was a civil rights leader.”
Here are a list of titles that after reading I felt changed in some way. “Around The Way Girl” by Taraji P. Henson “We’re Going To Need More Wine” by Gabrielle Union “Tears […]