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African History and Ancestories

Our Ancestors: Children’s Books that Connect to Our Origins in the Curriculum. In an increasingly connected and globalized world, it is essential that children develop an understanding and appreciation for their ancestors and cultural roots. Children’s books are a powerful tool to achieve this, as they can transport children to different times and places, connecting […]

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Reading I-Q

Reading I-Q-Digital Library

A window into the world of reading for children ages 2-12″. In today’s digital world, encouraging children to read is more important than ever. Reading I-Q-Digital Library is a digital library designed specifically for children ages 2-12, offering a wide variety of e-books and interactive activities. Reading I-Q-Digital Library is an invaluable resource for parents and

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I believe I can

Voice and conscience of the city

Urban intellectuals not only observe urban life; they are the voice and conscience of the city. With their critical analysis and multidisciplinary perspective, they facilitate the understanding and transformation of the challenges and opportunities that emerge in urban environments. Urban intellectuals act as catalysts for change by questioning the established order and proposing new visions

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Capturing Beauty and Heritage: A Vintage Portrait of a Somali Bantu Woman

Capturing Beauty and Heritage: A Vintage Portrait of a Somali Bantu Woman The Somali Bantu people are an ethnic group with a distinct cultural heritage and history within the broader Somali population. They are descendants of Bantu-speaking communities who migrated from various regions of East Africa to the coastal areas of Somalia centuries ago. The

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Understanding and Supporting Adolescents and Teenagers through a Trauma-Informed Approach

Understanding and Supporting Adolescents and Teenagers through a Trauma-Informed Approach

Join Sonia Harte this Saturday on the “Black Mental Health Matters” show as we focus on “Understanding and Supporting Adolescents and Teenagers through a Trauma-Informed Approach.”  Our guests, Workplace Wellbeing Consultant & Trainer Chou Hallegra and Social Worker & Author Dr. D’Quayvion D Cloud, LCSWA, will share insights and strategies to promote mental well-being in

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Louise “Lulu” Fleming the first Black Woman to graduate from the Women’s Medical College at Philadelphia

Louise “Lulu” Fleming born on January 28, 1862 was the first Black woman to graduate from the Women’s Medical College at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fleming was born to enslaved parents on a plantation near Hibernia in Clay County, Florida. Lulu Fleming completed her basic education and trained to become a teacher. She first taught in public

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George Washington Carver: Cultivating Innovation and Nurturing Possibilities

To George Washington Carver, peanuts were like paintbrushes: They were tools to express his imagination. Carver, a scientist and inventor, found hundreds of uses for peanuts, using them as his creative medium. Through experimentation, he transformed these legumes into lotions, flour, soups, dyes, plastics, and even gasoline (although he did not invent peanut butter!). His

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