Racism in Class; Learning a Damaging Behavior–A Young Teacher’s Story

(A guest post from F’tahn Bey a young Black public school educator in Oakland, you can hear from him at our SoBEO event on 10/20 at Geoffrey’s) In education, we imagine school to be a safe and equitable place, but  as a young Black male educator my experience has been very different. I taught Ethnic … Continue reading Racism in Class; Learning a Damaging Behavior–A Young Teacher’s Story


Oakland’s Geniuses; A Teacher Reflects on the Boundless Potential in His Students

(A guest Post from F’Tahn Bey an Oakland public school teacher responding to a post from one of his students, He’s More Than Just a Teacher, Mr. Bey Is a Game Changer, that showed how important it is for teachers to emotionally connect with students and the  impact he was having on his students) When I … Continue reading Oakland’s Geniuses; A Teacher Reflects on the Boundless Potential in His Students