Black Lives Matter at School - An Uprising for Educational Justice
Kirsten Potter, Mirron Willis, Lisa Reneé Pitts
Publisher: Tantor Audio
"Black Lives Matter at School is an essential resource for all those seeking to build an antiracist school system." —Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times Bestselling Author.Black Lives Matter at School succinctly generalizes lessons from successful challenges to institutional racism that have been won through the Black Lives Matter at School movement. This book will inspire many more educators and activists to join the Black Lives Matter at School movement at a moment when this antiracist work in our schools could not be more urgent and critical to education justice.Contributors include Opal Tometi, who wrote a moving foreword; Bettina Love, who shares a powerful chapter on abolitionist teaching; Brian Jones, who centers Black Lives Matter at School in the historical context of the ongoing struggle for racial justice in education; and prominent teacher union leaders from Chicago to Los Angeles and beyond, who discuss the importance of anti-racist struggle in education unions. The book includes essays, interviews, poems, resolutions, and more from educators, students, and parents around the country who have been building Black Lives Matter at School on the ground.