Abbott Elementary is one of the latest TV shows to take the world by storm. Written in the style of a workplace mockumentary, the rookie sitcom spotlights the highs and lows that educators at underfunded public schools experience on a daily basis. Abbott Elementary has made history as the first comedy debut to quadruple itsContinue reading “‘Abbott Elementary’ and ABC Bring Free Book Fairs to Underfunded Schools”
Since September 2021 there have been more than 230 book challenges. A book challenge is the “attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group.” Public libraries and schools in the U.S. have seen an influx in campaigns demanding the removal of books that focus on the experiences ofContinue reading “What’s the Deal With Book Challenges?”
“For us, this sh*t is for us.” – Solange, “F.U.B.U.” , A Seat at the Table Solange Knowles has always been for the culture. It’s evident through her artistry. You can see it, you can feel it and you can hear it in every thing she does; undoubtedly with intent. So there’s no surprise toContinue reading “How Solange is Creating a ‘For Us By Us’ Community Around Black Art”
While September is National Suicide Awareness Month, it’s important to be able to open up the conversation on mental health year-round. Nonetheless, this month we are taking the time to share resources and information on the stigmatized topic. We have been in a declared pandemic for 549 days (— where does the time go?!) andContinue reading “You Are Not Alone”
#BlackLivesMatter While watching the news can be eye opening, it can also overwhelm us! Wondering how we can help in a sea of trauma and corruption can not only be debilitating, but can leave even the most positive of people feeling heavy and depressed. Right now, we have an opportunity to be agents of changeContinue reading “Black Lives Matter Reading List”
SHE WELL READ was born in the summer of 2019, in Alana’s kitchen, the morning after a much needed girl’s night sleepover she and Samra had. The two had been talking for a while about how they wanted to start reading more now that they were wrapping up their last semester of undergrad. That morning,Continue reading “Our Story”
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