The Complexion of Teaching and Learning – Episode Two: Separate…But Unequal… – Part 1

April 6, 2020

Take a journey with Brandon post-slavery as he discusses how education practices in different ethnic groups were oppressed by systemic racism.

Episode notes: 

The following scholars and texts are featured in episode three:

  • “Red Pedagogy” by Sandy Grande
  • “Self Taught: African American Education and Freedom” by Heather Andrea Williams
  • “Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education”, Edited by Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Eve Tuck, and K. Wayne Yang
  • “Hidden Provocateurs: Black Educators in a Century of Secret Struggle” by Vanessa Siddle Walker
  • “The Lost Education of Horace Tate” by Vanessa Siddle Walker
  • “Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum” by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderon
  • “Latino Education in the United States” by Victoria Maria MacDonald
  • “The White Architects of Black Education” by William Watkins

“The Complexion of Teaching and Learning” is a docu-series exploring the historical, political, and professional insights and experiences of educators of color. The series is hosted by Brandon White (Twitter: @ClassroomB), an ELA Specialist for UnboundEd and former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. To get the most out of this series, we recommend you start from episode one.