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Writers Against Racism: Women’s History Month and Books

Joanne Walsh is back for our final episode of Women’s History ‘picks’. Enjoy your weekend, friends!

Writers Against Racism: Cheers To Women’s History Month

We all know of at least one heroine. ‘C’here’s a video tribute to ours.

Writers Against Racism: Mitali Perkins (Women’s History Month)

Amy and Mitali

It was an honor to have Mitali Perkins speak to our 5th and 6th graders today.  Her spirit is infectious and she left our students wanting to learn more.  Take a look at a few clips from today. What was a highlight for me was that I finally got a chance to meet one of […]

Writers Against Racism: Phylicia Rashad and Teaching (Women’s History Month)

Phylicia, my niece, me (Backstage on Broadway)

Hats off  of  to the elegant Phylicia Rashad, who in the 80s and 90s portrayed the uber mom on the sitcom The Cosby Show.  Back in those days, Phylicia also served as a mentor and a friend to me.  When I phoned her to tell her I was diagnosed with breast cancer, her teacher came out. “Amy, […]

Writers Against Racism: Misty Copeland: an unlikely ballerina (Women’s History Month)

If you haven’t seen her dance yet, do so now. Misty Copeland is a true role model for those young people of color who want to dance the dance but aren’t the ‘likely pick’.