In its current iteration, the performative pedagogy of trauma informed practices in education exacerbates the problem of mis-education.
Ethical principles must intentionally govern the collective consciousness of all educators, activists and leaders in order to access integrity and sacrifice necessary to work on behalf of the oppressed.
Learning while Black: How institutionalized racism is effortlessly perpetuated in non-white schools by admin in Blackface
Mis-education flourishes in the absence of a shared experience and an equal investment in the innately endowed capabilities and worth of Black students.
Universal reliance upon an unfiltered Black narrative is crucial to our continued resistance to oppression, as we collectively embrace the power of our own history, voice and perspective – we are each actively contributing to the arduous labor of freedom fighting.