“Praise is one thing. Value, however, is quite different.”

It’s that time of the year again. This week is #TeacherAppreciationWeek. Every year around this time, we see an outpouring of declarations from schools, political leaders, education agencies, ed tech corporations, education departments, and the general public praising teachers for “all…

“Black teachers, like Black books and Black lives, still matter.”

by Chrystal Miller and Khallid Love

A colleague of mine (Khallid, pictured bottom, second from the right), who is also a Black educator, once shared that the quality of a child’s education is not limited to the academic and that…

In a world where representation is a form of currency, what price do we pay when others tell our stories for us?

One of the most formative experiences of my childhood was reading. Since my infancy, my mother read to me often. The earliest book I remember her reading to…

“How are you showing up for yourself?”

This question arose out of a conversation I had with a friend from back home during this past Winter Break. We were reflecting on 2017, discussing our grows, glows, joys, challenges, and New Year’s Resolutions. My friend posed the question in such a…

Khallid Love

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