Black Boy Poems Curriculum
The curriculum is common core and content standards aligned for middle school and high school English, Social Studies, Ethnic Studies and Arts classes. Conceived in the body and mind of Tyson Amir who is an author, poet, emcee, community organizer and educator with a M.Ed., Social Science credential and over 15 years of teaching experience.
Philosophy & Intention of Black Boy Poems Curriculum
Learn more about the philosophy that shaped the Black Boy Poems Curriculum.
Black Boy Poems (Book)
Tyson combines his experience surviving America as a black man with hip hop prose, and original analysis to shape a very necessary revolutionary statement fit for the 21st century. Black Boy Poems was released on Oct. 15th 2016 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party.
BLACK Program (Building Leaders & Activists with Collective Knowledge)
Learn more about the BLACK Program and how to bring the BLACK Program to your learning community.
BLACK Program Excerpt (Building Leaders & Activists with Collective Knowledge)
Take a look at the work that we do in our BLACK Program sessions.
FSMEI Video Content
Tradition Verse 1
Tradition is one of Tyson Amir's original songs. Enjoy.
Tradition Verse 2
Click the video if you're ready to go even deeper with Tradition.
Black Boy Poems (Playlist)
This playlist contains videos for every poem in Tyson Amir's book Black Boy Poems.
Between Huey & Malcolm
Tyson Amir performing his poem Between Huey & Malcolm in Beijing, China.