Black Male Educators Have A Formula For Boosting Their Numbers

Darryl Diggs Jr. only had two African American male educators in his school years. He met the first one, a physical education teacher, in grade school — and then another, a physiology teacher, in high school. At college, he only had one black male professor. Today, Diggs, 37, finds himself in a similar position. An … More Black Male Educators Have A Formula For Boosting Their Numbers

Teaching Black History Should Be A Family, Community Affair, School Psychology Expert Says

Every February, schools around the nation commemorate the accomplishments of African Americans by highlighting them through Black History Month lessons and programs. Some celebrate with school plays, guest speakers or hallway exhibits of locally and nationally known black figures. Educators like Jameca Falconer, adjunct professor and director of Webster University’s Applied Educational Psychology and School … More Teaching Black History Should Be A Family, Community Affair, School Psychology Expert Says

Black History In Kansas City, Kansas: How Downtown Was Desegregated

Chester Owens Jr. remembers bucking the laws of Jim Crow that said a black man had no right to eat where and when he wanted. In 1952, one of those places was a restaurant at Kresge’s department store on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. “If I can go to Korea and die, I should … More Black History In Kansas City, Kansas: How Downtown Was Desegregated