Black Teacher Chronicles

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

May 22, 2016

Top Down: The Creation of School Policies

Warm-Up Question: How are new school policies created? Do you agree with the process? Comment below this blog with your answers. School systems are complex organizations, […]
May 13, 2016

Black teachers for Black students: Authentic Mentors

Warm-Up Question: What exactly do Black students learn from Black teachers? Comment below this blog with your answer. I’m a teacher at heart. I love to […]
April 3, 2016

Urban Education Research: School-to-Prison-Pipeline

Warm-Up Question: What’s the most impactful urban education research released in the past year? Comment below this blog with your answer. The worst a school is, the […]
April 1, 2016

Urban Education Reform: Perfect Storm

Warm-Up Question: Who is the most valuable stakeholder in urban education reform? Comment below this blog with your answer. The right people must be in key […]
March 19, 2016

Black Teachers Needed: My Way

Warm-Up Question: Is it important for Black students to have Black teachers? Comment below the blog with your answer. So I’m literally humming Usher’s “My Way” […]