S2E11: Education for Liberation (ft. Debra Watkins)

Mama Debra Watkins, Executive Director of ABEN joins the Building the Black Educator Pipeline Podcast to discuss the work of her organization, A Black Education Network. 

ABEN combines and disseminates evidence-based research findings, education strategies, and culture through offering professional development opportunities, student-focused programming, and curricula designed to empower the educators of Black students and Black students themselves.

Host Shayna Terrell and Debra Watkins discuss what African-centered education looks like and why it is important for Black students. They also cover how education can serve as a vehicle for liberation and discuss how we can achieve justice for Black students.