My kids are working on their comic book series. need connections in the comics world. Writers, artists, especially minority/ marginalized folks. They need insight and guidance outside of reading and research. Appreciate any help. @victorlavalle@eveewing@rgay@TroyLWiggins
Congratulations, Reinette Jones (@blacklibrarian), on winning the 2021 Lorraine A. Williams Leadership Award! The Williams Leadership Award is a distinction that honors a Black woman in education or related areas, such as archives, libraries, historical societies, & museums!
UPCOMING- Thoughts on an Abolitionist University: Freeing Higher Education From Itself. Join SSJ for this discussion about Davarian Baldwin's new book, "In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower" on Tuesday, Oct 26th at 3:30pm CT! Link in bio. @DavarianBaldwin
In this episode of Crash Course Black American History, we’ll unpack the competing philosophies of Booker T. Washington & W.E.B DuBois, two great political leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Watch the full video here: invidious.fdn.fr/zHn-vSTMOWE
Just a quick reminder: Its on tomorrow! @ScholarsForSJ will host a conversation with me and the amazing Rod Ferguson choppin' it up @ 4:30 EST, "Thoughts on an Abolitionist University: Freeing Higher Education From Itself." Please, come join us.
Teaching my Jim Crow course, and working hard to get students to move through the simplistic notions/reasons for the construction and maintenance of segregation. This is a battle every time I teach it, because we've worked hard to reduce our racial past to soundbites and clichés.
Baby boy is beginning to get excited about the prospect of going off to college next year. It's an exciting and nerve-wracking time.
But he'll be ready. Ready enough.
Professor @krforde — an American journalism historian quoted in "Printing Hate" — told Insider that much of local newspapers' coverage during that time period was to uphold the white supremacist political economy.
A new series, "Printing Hate," captures the role newspapers had in instigating racial lynchings and massacres from 1865 through the 1960s.
The project is from 60 journalism students at several universities, partnering with @HowardCenterUMD.
School board candidate Karen says she doesn’t want little Kylie (because it’s always Kylie) learning about racism, but what she really doesn’t want is little Kylie leaning that mommy is racist. 🤷🏽♂️