Abolitionist Teaching and Education Reparations (ft. Dr. Bettina Love)

Jun 8, 2023 2:13:09 PM

Episode Notes:

Dr. Bettina Love is an educator who teaches, writes, researches, and advocates at the intersection of racism, education, and abolition. She is the author of the book We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

Dr. Love joins the show to discuss what abolitionist teaching means to her and the work of the Abolitionist Teaching Network, whose mission is "to develop and support those in the struggle for educational liberation by utilizing the intellectual work and direct action of Abolitionists in many forms." She also shares what inspired her to write her new book “Punished for Dreaming.

Dr. Love and host Shayna Terrell discuss the education reform movement and what it will take to truly achieve educational equity. They also consider what education reparations could look like and how we can advocate for them. 

Finally, she shares how hip-hop can be implemented into education and how schools can be more inclusive of diverse populations. 

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