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A Write to Education!: My Mental Health Matters

Help Us Rewrite The Unspoken Curriculum

The Black student who learns to value athleticism over intelligence. The white student who observes the criminalization of everyday behaviors of Black classmates. The system that gives vital resources to some students, but not others. What is learned in the classroom goes far beyond the lesson plans.
This Unspoken Curriculum shapes how youth view themselves—and each other—in society. Together, we can help change what’s really communicated in our schools to make it a healthier place for the minds of our students.
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Doing The Homework

The first step in rewriting the Unspoken Curriculum is talking about it. Use this discussion guide to help guide your conversations around mental health and bias in the education system.
Be Dismond Sweet
Author: Be Dismond Sweet

Be is the Director of Programs and Partnerships at the Boris L Henson Foundation.

Unspoken Curriculum

      A Write to Education!: My Mental Health Matters Help Us Rewrite The Unspoken Curriculum The Black student who learns to value athleticism over intelligence. The white student who observes the criminalization of everyday behaviors of Black classmates. The system that gives vital resources to some students, but not others. What is learned…

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A Letter from the Founder

Each of us at some point in our lives, has pondered God’s purpose for us. After much prayer and discernment, I truly believe I’ve found mine, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation. Our work will focus on eradicating the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community. This means everything to me. I named the…

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Season Two of Peace of Mind with Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade Jenkins is now live on Facebook Watch!

You are NOT alone. Join me and my BFF Tracie as we continue to normalize the conversation around mental health and empower our community to speak up! Season 2 of Peace of Mind is now available on Facebook Watch. Click here to watch it now.  Author: Be Dismond Sweet Be is the Director of Programs…

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