February 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month in America. Reflecting on this month and recent events has afforded me the opportunity to consider the ways in which we recognize and spotlight historically oppressed and marginalized groups. Existing (surviving for some) in a global pandemic that brought to our consciousness America’s xenophobia along with obvious disparities in healthcare, an uprising that brought a loud call for America to recognize the humanity of Black folks and confirmation of what we’ve always known… that racism does exist. …

Mama Scholar

Afro-Latina Brooklyn Born Race Scholar — I write about anti-Black racism and systems of oppression in schools, politics, and policy.

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