TFA sent out this Clint Smith TedTalk to alum today and, at the same time, TFA continues to place large numbers of corps members in schools like KIPP, STRIVE, BES, promote compliance driven behavior management strategies, and tells its corps members to “Teach like a champion.” If TFA placed corps members in these high performing charter networks while also explicitly critiquing these models as schools that are “unjust” and part of the “broken” and “racist” education system, perhaps I would be more understanding. 274 more words
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To: My Post Racial Friends,
To embrace a post-racial mindset is to accept a completely ahistorical stance devoid of proper comprehensive social context, which assumes that the oppressive effects derived from centuries of discriminatory race-conscious policy & practice will simply be erased by a few modern post-racial liberal policies. 178 more words
Friday 19th June 2015, HRI & ICOSS, The University of Sheffield
We are pleased to announce that the White Rose Critical Race and Ethnicities Network annual conference is now open for registration. 137 more words
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“What is being rejected is the idea or discourse of the transcendental self. This transcendental self is depicted as the disembodied rational hero-norm of the enlightenment; but this representation is a mask.