“It’s not possible to learn the long, painful, complicated, beautiful, resilient, and magical history of being Black in the United States in 28 days – so don’t do it,” says Access & Equity Officer Dr. Mary Rice-Boothe in this brief video message about Black History Month.

At The Leadership Academy, we urge school and school system leaders to think beyond the ethnic group of the month and make sure that every facet of their schools is designed by, with, and for the students and communities they serve. Every single day.

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