On Thursday, Sept. 17, at the White House Conference on American History, right-wing historians took aim at the Zinn Education Project, Howard Zinn, and the New York Times 1619 Project. President Trump said, “Our children are instructed from propaganda tracts, like those of Howard Zinn, that try to make students ashamed of their own history.” We can stop Trump's plan to erase the teaching of how social movements have made victories against injustice by supporting the teaching of people's history.
Month: September 2020
VIDEO–“Expel The Police”: TBS’ “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” hosts Monique Morris, Jesse Hagopian, Dream Cannon, & Nathaniel Genene to talk about #PoliceFreeSchools!
The popular late night comedy news show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, just ran a powerful expose on the brutality of police against students in school. As they wrote of the program, Correspondent Mike Brown gets an education from Dr. Monique Morris, Dream Cannon, Nathaniel Genene, and Jesse Hagopian in all the reasons School Resource …
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Going “Black to School” With Counselors Not Cops!: An interview on the victory for #PoliceFreeSchools with Minneapolis student leader Nathaniel Genene
Teacher and author Jesse Hagopian interviews Minneapolis student leader Nathaniel Genene about the uprising for Black lives, removing police from Minneapolis public schools, and the need to rethink schools.
Video: Start off school by watching, “Teaching When The World Is On Fire”–Dr. Lisa Delpit, Sarah Ishmael, Jonathan Tunstall, & Jesse Hagopian on the struggle for racial justice in education.
Our world is literally on fire--whether it's the climate change fueled fires in California or the police terror fulled fires from the uprising for Black lives--and educators have a special responsibility in this era to help students make sense of the these realities and empower them to help make collective change. With school starting back, now is a good time to check out this video, hosted by Dr. Lisa Delpit, on "Teaching When The World Is On Fire."
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