Race

We Stand Against Racism, Together in Kinship

We are deeply troubled by the recent events leading to our country’s current civil unrest. As a community, we are grieving. We are hurting. We are tired. As an organization…

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‘Sesame Street’ and CNN to Address Racism in Town Hall for Kids and Families

As the black community has to endure yet another African-American dying at the hands of police, CNN and “Sesame Street” are channeling their second town hall meeting to address the…

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Join Us for WIN Week!

The first week of June (June 1-7) is Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Week, which includes a series of free virtual gatherings, hosted by the WIN Network and it is open to all….

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Read the Latest BACW Newsletter

Dr. Sharon McDaniel, board president of Black Administrators in Child Welfare, opens this month’s BACW newsletter: We are strong. I know we will come through this together. Whereas now there is…

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Get Active Indoors: National Minority Health Month

Everyone needs physical activity to stay healthy, which is difficult at the moment thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. April is National Minority Health Month, and we encourage all our families…

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New Delivery Service for Black-Owned Restaurants in Philadelphia

A local Philadelphia business is delivering food from black-owned restaurants to you! Black and Mobile is the first delivery service in Philadelphia to partner with black-owned businesses. Their platform helps…

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“Ode to the Only Black Kid in the Class”

This animated interpretation of Clint Smith‘s poem “Ode to the Only Black Kid in the Class” shows a powerful message of what it is like to be the only African-American…

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Why Foster Children Need to Hear “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou

One of Maya Angelou’s most popular poems, “Still I Rise,” is an empowering anthem about the struggle to overcome prejudice and injustice, bringing hope to those who are oppressed and…

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Show Children the Beauty of Their Skin

Elmo and Lupita Nyong’o talk about the beauty and function of human skin, because it comes in all different textures and shades. In fact, beauty comes in all shades, too….

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The Freedom of Literacy: Investing in the Futures of African-American Children Through Early Childhood Literacy and Education

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass The academic-achievement gap for African-American students, families and communities is a pervasive issue in the United States, ultimately…

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