Childcare is a Revolutionary Act

Over the past year or so, a lot of white friends have asked me, “I'm ready to be more than an ally, but I also don't want to encroach on black liberation spaces. How can I support the movement?” My best answer (besides, “Ask your black-led organizations what they need from you”) is offer to … Continue reading Childcare is a Revolutionary Act

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This Is “Only a Test”

On Wednesday, I will take a high-stakes, state-mandated, standardized test for the first time in nearly fifteen years. The state of TN requires that every pre-service teacher take multiple Praxis exams before we can get certified, and so I've been preparing myself for this week's Teaching Reading test. It will be the first of two, … Continue reading This Is “Only a Test”