Each classroom at the JFK will engage in different activities from our “BLM at School” choice board in a way that is developmentally appropriate to the grade level. Families are welcome to explore and engage in these activities at home as well! Learn More
Song of the day: Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings “What I Am”
Did You Know?
The earliest recorded protest against slavery was by the Quakers in 1688. Read more from the National Parks Service
Black Educator: William Leo Hansberry
Considered the “father of classical African studies,” Hansberry taught the first courses in African civilization at Howard University in the 1920s. In the 1950s, he did field research in Africa and created the foundation for African Studies.