Delaware Libraries Host Hip-Hop Literacy Program

By SOPHIA SCHMIDT • JUL 17, 2018 Public libraries across the state are hosting programs that get kids reading—and rapping— as part of the Summer Library Challenge.ListenListening…1:05Listen to the story here. Roughly twenty kids learned about vowels, syllables and rhyming at the Kirkwood library Tuesday. Bomani Armah, or Baba Bomani when he’s performing, has honed his teaching techniques over several yearsContinue reading “Delaware Libraries Host Hip-Hop Literacy Program”

Why We’re Considering Home Schooling our Biracial Son

By Tracy Jan Reporter November 10, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. EST …During our visit to a class about the life of abolitionist and onetime slave Frederick Douglass, teacher Bomani Armah engaged students in a discussion about why Douglass did not know his age — because slaves, considered property, were not told their birthdays. Then he paraphrased Douglass:Continue reading “Why We’re Considering Home Schooling our Biracial Son”

Kennedy Center Hip-Hop teaching artist engages through CETA partnership

Briann Dunn, APSU Published 10:27 a.m. CT Oct. 14, 2019 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, Bomani Armah, stood at the front of Kenwood Middle School’s library on Oct. 3 with more than 60 students staring at him.Kennedy Center teaching artist, Bomani Armah, leads about 60 Kenwood Middle School students inContinue reading “Kennedy Center Hip-Hop teaching artist engages through CETA partnership”