TKO Exemplar: Education For Liberation, For Black And Brown Girls
Many eyes that did not see the depth of racial inequality are now open. The darker your skin, the lesser your chance of a fully realized life in America, starting with opportunities in school. Teachers of color can make a big difference in the education of a child of color.
So non-white teachers are in high demand... but also in short supply. Monique Morris, author and social justice scholar, wants to see the educational system shift its focus to girls of color, a case she lays out in the book Sing A Rhythm, Dance A Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls.
We return to an earlier interview with the author, in this month's edition of The Keenest Observers, with host Rob Goodwin.