Students fight assault on history This is a tale of two countries. The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equality and a guarantee of the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That country made it possible for even those born in the humblest and most meager circumstances […]
Category Archives: Articles – Multicultural
They Quietly Judged Him For His Skin Color Then They Got A Shocking Surprise. Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti directed Tzafar, a powerful short film about casual, every day racism. Its subtlety underscores a powerful and timeless message about how we treat other people.
Discussions about racism should be all-inclusive and open to people of all skin colors. However, to put it simply, sometimes White people lack the experience or education that can provide a rudimentary foundation from which a productive conversation can be built. This is not necessarily the fault of the individual, but pervasive myths and misinformation […]
Note: Invoking parent bragging rights. This is my son Chris (Force) Howe in the video accepting award with Chicago Public Library.
I am pleased and honored to have been asked to join the Editorial Board of the new Journal of Family Diversity in Education. Congratulations to the editors Monica Miller Marsh (Kent State University) and Tammy Turner-Vorbeck, (Purdue University). FOCUS AND SCOPE The Journal of Family Diversity in Education is the journal of the Family […]
I was honored today to be the keynote speaker at Hamden (CT) Middle School’s Black History Month Celebration. I was even more honored to meet Harrison Mero, President of the Connecticut Twenty-Ninth (Colored) Regiment Colored Volunteers Infantry. The earliest recruit for this regiment was enlisted August 11, 1863, but most of the men came to […]
Multilingual Children: Beyond Myths and Toward Best Practices If you’re looking for current resources on how to conceptualize and implement supports for children who are multilingual, you will enjoy this issue of the Social Policy Report. It considers issues that range from the strengths of multilingual children (and the practices early childhood […]
source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-lynch-edd/the-call-to-teach-multicu_b_4568066.html America’s “melting pot” status is one that most citizens are proud to claim. The fact that people here often refer to themselves as one ethnicity or another, and rarely as simply an American, is proof that being from somewhere else – however far removed – is a source of familial pride. Even African Americans, […]