Black Teacher Chronicles

7 Reasons to Subscribe to Black Teacher Chronicles

1) Black Space: A space where Black educators can be our full authentic selves.
2) Glory stories: Our classrooms aren't battlefields, they're sanctuaries so we share our triumphs and our challenges openly.
3) Super human, not super hero: We're not "saving" our children or helping them "make it out". We're helping them make it in, to seeing, exploring, and actualizing their best selves.
4) Bridge builders: Perhaps if white teachers can understand our perspectives they'll be better equipped to understand and serve our children.
5) Replenishing the ranks: The collective wisdom and experience shared here is meant to keep more Black teachers in the field and recruit others to join our noble profession.
6) Research based. Through story telling, we share best practices and the subsequent research.
7) Faith filled: We recognize the anointing of our calling.

3 Reasons to Blog for Black Teacher Chronicles:

1) Share your story.
2) Connect with Black teachers across the globe.
3) A complimentary signed copy of ALWAYS WANT MORE.

Criteria: 500-1500 words of a first hand experience you've had as an educator. You can write anonymously if you like. To submit a blog, email

August 19, 2017

A Few Questions: Charlottesville, Racism, and Action

As an UVa Alum and racial justice advocate, the events that unfolded in Charlottesville and exposed the state of our union have pierced a nerve. It […]
January 29, 2017

Truth Telling Takes Practice

More white people sitting around saying all of the right things. I work with that type. They’re well-meaningish… Warm-Up: Do the people who advocate for cultural […]
October 10, 2016

Movement Art: Birth of a Nation

“Let’s talk about how do we reconcile our love for Christ with the religion used to justify the most horrific form of slavery this world has […]
October 3, 2016

The Color of Trauma

Be clear, trauma is not merely a buzz word for liberals to throw around to excuse accountability nor a thinly veiled slur for conservatives to justify […]
September 25, 2016

5 Thoughts on TeacherBae; And Some Questions Too

  “When you look good, you feel good. Teaching is hard, damn hard. You have all kinds of students to serve, planning, family contact, state assessments, […]