Liberated Genius Blog
Liberated Genius founder Dr. April Warren-Grice shares her experiences, advice and stories of struggle, compassion and truth that comes with being the work all right here in her blog. Laugh with her, walk with her, be motivated and changed by her as she shares what’s on her heart and mind.
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On January 26, 2020, we thanked and celebrated 75 Black educators for their presence, energy, and service at the second annual Celebrating Black Educators 2020 experience. Too often, many people discuss the need for more Black educators, but fail to...read more
The movie Black Panther was a hit for multiple reasons, one is because Black folks crave to see themselves represented in a positive light doing innovative and meaningful work. When the entire world saw these superheroes, it resonated with the hearts of Black people...read more
You say you are trying to be socially just? How? Does your classroom, curriculum, rules, and actions match your words? What are you doing to be intentionally socially just? It’s not enough to talk a good game. Actions speak louder than words and we must be intentional...read more
From Guest Blogger Ana Vargas Capistran, Learning Contigo, Founder and CEO To the dreamers that are still dreaming out there: Don’t forget that we were once in harder times. Don’t forget that there was a time when we didn’t even exist to most people. Don’t...read more
From Guest Blogger Dr. Kelly Byrd, Love for Literacy, Founder and CEO As I was looking for content and resources to add to my website, I stumbled across an article on the Lee and Low Books website. The article was titled, How Common Core’s Book Choices Fail Children...read more
Are you ready to move from theory to action? One of the questions asked at the lunch and learn was, "how do you deal with teachers who are resistant to buying into and valuing culturally relevant pedagogy?" Dr. Ladson-Billings reminds us that everyone does not have...read more
As I watched the interview I completed for The Voice: Advocacy for Equity: Extending Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in Predominantly White Suburban Schools, I cringed in embarrassment. Ugggh! My posture was horrible, and I repeated myself too much. Leave it to my inner...read more
After getting off the adjustment table at the chiropractor’s office, I began completing my exercises before leaving. As I prepared to leave, I noticed one chiropractor adjusting the other. The first doctor lay on his stomach as the second doctor began to “crack his...read more
I was elated to walk behind little geniuses, Lauryn Donovan (pictured left to right), age 15, her mother Tracye Donovan, Mia Coleman-Hawkins, age 11, and her mother, Tamishio Hawkins on January 20, 2018 at the St. Louis Women's March. Lauryn was the youngest speaker...read more