There's only one way to FIGHT the ignorance and hatred fostered by Donald Trump and the Republican party: by educating the young people.
And there are more and more young teachers out there that are dedicating their lives to making such a change. One such teacher is Valencia Clay, a 29-year-old teacher who holds a Ph.D. and teaches at Baltimore Freedom Academy as a 7th and 8th grade Humanities teacher.
Valencia believes in weaving conscious hip hop into her lectures.
Here she is teaching her kids the meaning behind J. Cole's lyrics:
Here she explaining Trump's racist and xenophobic policies to her High School students:
Here she is having an open and honest conversation about colorism with some girls she teaches: