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Education Equity

ShaRhonda on education and equity.

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

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

Disability Advocacy

ShaRhonda on disability advocacy.

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

A Back To School Love Letter to Parents of Kids With Special Needs/Disabilities

Dear Fellow Parent Warriors, While every parent has strong feelings as a new school year approaches—excitement, nerves, even a little worry—our special tribe of parents with children who have IEPs

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