Color of Education 2023

Dr. Dudley Flood (Left) and Jerry Craft (Right)

Black scholars: Teachers shouldn’t cave to pressure to restrict lessons about U.S. racial history

BY: - October 9, 2023

America’s educators must not cower before lawmakers attempting to restrict what they teach students about America’s racial history, author and education reformer Lisa Delpit told hundreds of teachers attending the annual Color of Education summit in Raleigh on Saturday. Delpit, the author of the groundbreaking book, “Multiplication Is for White People” said teachers must engage […]

Bestselling children’s author Jerry Craft laments book bans ahead of Raleigh visit

BY: - October 4, 2023

Ignoring the advice of literary friends, bestselling children’s author Jerry Craft reads every email, every book review and every social media post about his work. Craft dutifully responds to each. After thousands of such interactions, the award-winning author — he won the prestigious Newberry Medal in 2020 — of the popular graphic novel “New Kid” […]