Amandla is a Xhosa word meaning "Power" that was used as a rallying cry during the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa. The traditional response is "Ngawethu" - "For Everybody!". Our school is named Amandla because we believe in powerful public education for everybody.

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Board of Directors Letter to Chicago Board of Education
11/16/2015
Click Read More to see the full statement written by Amandla's Board of Directors to the Chicago Board of Education.
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Save Amandla
#SaveAmandla
11/10/2015
5 Ways You Can Help Save Amandla
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Amandla Students Visit Washington, DC!
10/20/2015
Talented student writers recently earned themselves a trip to DC.
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