Is Your School Ready to Follow a Black Leader?

Ralinda Watts
4 min readOct 20, 2022

The Black@ movement on Instagram delivered an honest blow to the ills of systemic racism rampant within the independent school community and illuminated the scarcity of Black students and faculty. A specific call to action that demanded accountability was the alarming lack of representation of Black educators with decision-making power who held senior administrative leadership positions.

This long overdue critique, along with the simultaneous retiring and disappearing act of senior white leaders, ushered in a legion of position openings, making way…

Ralinda Watts

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