Stories

Read stories from people in our community talking about their experiences with childhood education, and their own personal learning styles.

Kim Harris-Mustafa

Kim Harris-Mustafa

What is your experience with cultivating the genius of black children?  I think it wouldn't be so difficult to cultivate The Genius of Black children; they act like this is some kind of phenomenon, or something. The Genius of black children is cultivated within...

Iman Proctor

Iman Proctor

What is your experience with cultivating the genius of black children? I haven't read the book, nor have I attended a workshop related to the book. I’m very interested about the book. I’m very interested about the workshops.     What is your personal...

Secret & Imani

Secret & Imani

Tell us about your experience with your education?  SF: My name is Secret Ford. I think I would have liked to have a better understanding on how education was going to affect my future in the long run. I'm sure I've heard it a thousand times, the message came, but for...

Ayanna

Ayanna

Tell us about your experience with childhood education.  My name is Ayanna. The first experience with childhood education is my own personal experience, and then becoming an educator. I feel like it's very important to establish a strong foundation when it comes to...

Irie

Irie

Tell us about your experience with childhood education.  My name is Irie. My childhood experience with education is good and bad. Good: There’s not that much good stuff. It was just like, go to school and just do what you have to do. Basically I was never really in...

Vivienne

Vivienne

Tell us about your experience with childhood education.  I’m Vivienne Bruce Keller (?), better known as ‘Vicky’. I think mine was bad because there seemed to be cultural misunderstanding with teachers. I had multicultural parents. My grandparents were as well but they...

Satori

Satori

Tell us about your experience with childhood education.  My name is Satori Butler. My experience with childhood education has not been the best. I have experienced a lot of trauma as a child within in the educational system. A lot of suspensions, out of school...

Sydney

Sydney

Tell us about your experience with childhood education.  My name is Sydney. My experience… I’ll talk about third grade. In elementary it wasn’t a very good experience for me at all. It was really horrible. There was a lot of stuff going on at the house. And so a lot...

Cultivating the Genius of Black Children

We must develop a deeper understanding of children’s learning preferences in order to create learning environments that are exciting, rich, dynamic, and interesting. Learn how culture influences learning styles, preferences, and personalities in Black children.