Well before the newest culture war emerged to take Black history out of K-12 education, most public schools have failed to provide students with an adequate story of our people.
But from creating our own primary schools to using social media to educate our people about history, Black folks aren’t going out sad.
Each week for Black History Month this year, we’re highlighting Black Instagrammers who keep us educated.
Colin Kaepernick went from the NFL to his non-profit, Know Your Rights Camp, raising awareness about structural racism and civil rights in the face of police brutality and abuse.
The Greensboro, N.C.-based organization highlights Black scholars, activists, and leaders in their own words.
The Atlanta-based Community Movement Builders goes from the ‘gram to the ground, organizing and amplifying protests and social justice campaigns in the city.
Finite.resource reaches into the archives, curating video of Black folks across the board– from entertainers to revolutionary leaders– who drop critical knowledge.
Bonus: his free list of resources and necessary reading for radical history and politics.
The non-profit shares video explainers and posts with quick facts about Black history and news.