Equity Begins When We Embrace the Grace to Grow!

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Atlanta Public Schools. On August 30, 1961, nine Black students were the first to desegregate four Atlanta High Schools. Three of those students--Willie Jean Black, Madelyn Nix, and Thomas Welch--attended Booker T. Washington High School before desegregating J.E. Brown High School (renamed as Herman J. Russell West... Continue Reading →

The Digital Divide – the 21st Century Challenge to Narrow Gap Between Information Haves and Have Nots

The Atlanta Journal Constitution posted this commentary piece by Tauheedah Baker-Jones, chief equity and social justice officer on its "Get Schooled" blog on Monday, March 15, 2021 with the headline "Technology is not a luxury; it’s now an education necessity." As medical research reveals how the coronavirus disproportionally affected people of lower socioeconomic status, the... Continue Reading →

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