Hip-Hop Artist Macklemore Donates to Match School District Purchases of the Book Teaching For Black Lives

  Macklemore Donation Match We’ve got some great news about Teaching for Black Lives! Hip-hop artist Macklemore is donating up to $10,000 to match dollar-for-dollar school district purchases of Teaching for Black Lives. Ask your school district to apply for the match today! About Teaching for Black Lives Teaching for Black Lives is a collection of teaching activities, role-plays, essays, […]

Black Lives Matter At School National Week of Action Feb. 4 – 8, 2019

We call on educators to make commitments to teach social justice, anti-racist curriculum and foster student conversations about the Black Lives Matter movement. We also call on educators to grow the Black Lives Matter movement in every school and union. The National Black Lives Matter Week of Action is one month away. Rethinking Schools editors […]

Black with a Capital B

  Rethinking Schools began as a newspaper—a tabloid. Most newspapers followed the Associated Press Stylebook, so we did, too. That included a lowercase b when referring to Black culture or individuals. Over the years, that made various writers and editors uncomfortable, but we pointed to the problems with inconsistency in our archives as a reason […]