I’ve been thinking about what Stacy Dash said about black history month, and I think I agree with her. We shouldn’t have black history month. Let’s put getting rid of it on the agenda. We’ll do that immediately after we get black history a secure and solid place in the rest of the curriculum.
In the interim, here is Leyla McCalla putting an old Langston Hughes poem to music.
Think I’ll listen to it while I put together a lesson on the Harlem Renaissance.