Black people’s remarkable ability to withstand hostility filled classroom environments, in which White women wield the only degree of power this patriarchal society allows them to exercise.
Teacher: For today’s lesson we will learn about electrical currents and solar energy… Student: Why? Is this how we will restore power to Puerto Rico?! Lesson: Unless knowledge has practical applicability to real-world dilemmas – it is useless information. #TeachableMoment #EducateToLiberate As a general rule, educators are charged with ensuring that our students are engagedContinue reading “Teacher Backlash: A Symptom of Systemic Decline”