February 15, 2024

Many Threads, One Fabric: Black History Month Thought Leaders Forum

Source:  NYSUT Social Justice
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NYSUT honors Black History Month with a panel discussion, “Power of Education: Challenging the Threat of Erasure by Reclaiming Black History."

Secretary Treasurer J. Philippe Abraham moderates a conversation that highlights the perspective and knowledge of Black educators. Participants will learn about the importance of Black history, and how to combat the threat of erasure in NYS public schools.


  • LaShonda Bradberry, Cheektowaga Central High School, Special Education Teacher
  • Dr. Zenya Richardson, Program Director/Assistant Professor, Rockland Community College
  • Emmanuel Blanchard, Jr., Educator, Community Leader, Writer, Minister
  • Johanna Josaphat, Educator at the Urban Assembly Unison School in Brooklyn

Originally broadcast Thursday., Feb. 15, 2024.

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