EQUITY & INCLUSION

One Meaningful Thing White Folk Can Do for Black History Month

Listening and learning

Shirley Chisolm. Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash

My fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Sims, was fixated on Black history. And times tables. Our small school with mostly white students was a rarity in the late ’60s and early ’70s: we had several Black teachers. I had Miss Grace for third grade (and adored her), and Mrs…

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Tina L. Smith

Tina L. Smith

Writer, humorist, animal lover, lifelong language geek (er, I proofread for fun). I write on diverse topics that catch my fancy. Everything but haiku(tm). [she]