At This Dallas School, Black History Month Is More Than A One-Time Lesson

“I took them to the robotics lab and we just did like a virtual tour of Africa, and then the kingdoms that used to be of Africa, and every group had their own kingdom that they had to present.”

By Galilee AbdullahMarch 2, 2020 7:04 am, , , , ,

From KERA:

At the Solar Preparatory School for Girls in the Dallas school district, two black teachers are incorporating black history into their classrooms — and making it more than just a one-time lesson.

In Nichollette Jones’ Kindergarten classroom, some students are watching a video about astronaut Mae Jemison, the first black woman to journey to space.

Others are sitting on the carpet and reading books featuring black characters.  Students read books like “Nappy Hair,” which is about a black girl who learns to love her hair.


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