“Never ever let someone stop you or shame you from being yourself.”
Illustration by Kristle Marshall

Never ever let someone stop you or shame you from being yourself.

— Lizzo

Lizzo (Melissa Viviane Jefferson) is a musician, singer, rapper and songwriter who celebrates self-love and empowerment. She says, “It’s all about getting our flowers and giving each person their own space to be an individual and speak up for that individuality.”

Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

Applications Are Now Live for LFJ Teaching Hard History Fall 2022 Cohorts

Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts provide educators the chance to deeply engage with Learning for Justice Teaching Hard History: American Slavery framework, collaborate with LFJ staff and 25 other cohort members across the country, and gain insights and feedback on implementation—all at no cost. Submit your application today!

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