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Education Equity

ShaRhonda on education and equity.

Women’s History Month is a Time for Young Girls to See Their Own Power and Potential

Women’s History Month is a Time for Young Girls to See Their Own Power and Potential

March is Women’s History Month. For those of us who are history buffs and/or have the job of teaching history,

My Black History Story Includes African Civilizations.

My Black History Story Includes African Civilizations.

Growing up, I was starved for accurate information in schools about who I am. I ached to hear stories about

Disability Advocacy

ShaRhonda on disability advocacy.

I’m So Focused on What My Daughter With Autism Needs That I Sometimes Forget About Her Wants

When I realized my younger daughter was disabled, my belief in what was possible for her life changed. As her parent, I had to focus on her needs and didn’t

Even as a Disability Advocate I Still Did Everything Wrong When My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Autism

November 6, 2018, is the day my daughter was officially diagnosed with autism. That’s the day my world collapsed. For the first hour of her three-hour IEP meeting, I was

Advice on How to Win High School Regardless of Your Disabilities From Someone Who Has Been There, Too.

MY FIRST GUEST COLUMNIST!  OMG, I am so excited to share this piece written by my dear friend, fellow disability advocate, proud Harry Potter loving friend, Megan!  Seriously, I love

I Am Disabled. Disabled Means Different, Not Broken.

The most difficult part of this whole, "admitting I am disabled" journey, has been, well, admitting I am disabled. And, since I don't "look disabled" usually I can pretend. I

Racial Crossfit

A new anti-racist curriculum for you.

The Majority of White Women Are Not In Danger of Being Harmed By Black Males: A Local Case Study

The Majority of White Women Are Not In Danger of Being Harmed By Black Males: A Local Case Study

By ShaRhonda Knott Dawson  I love my community. I live in an incredibly diverse cluster of suburbs in West Suburban

For White Boys Schools Are Pipelines to Politics, For Black Boys Schools Are Pipeline to Prison.

For White Boys Schools Are Pipelines to Politics, For Black Boys Schools Are Pipeline to Prison.

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Like many other U.S. citizens, I see our