The Journal of Language & Literacy Education (JoLLE) dedicated its Scholars Speak Out section to the exploration of race and social justice in education in the wake of the alt-right marches in Charlottesville, Virginia in August. I was invited to submit an essay on white nationalism. I decided to use the TV show Stranger Things to … More On the Mythical Rise of White Nationalism and Other Stranger Things
On Friday, January 19th, I was invited to join poet/writer/activist Keno Eval and Carleton College Professor Charisse Burden-Stelly on Minnesota Public Radio’s Friday Roundtable. Our discussion focused on the Ta-Nehisi Coates article The First White President, where he analyzes the Trump victory as a resurgence of white supremacy. The conversation touched on the intersections of whiteness, … More Ta-Nehisi Coates on Donald Trump
I was invited to review Sabina Vaught’s new book Compulsory for Teachers College Press. It is a wonderfully haunting ethnographic exploration of a juvenile prison/school. I highly recommend the book.
I was really excited to craft this piece for a special issue of the Review of Research in Education on disrupting inequality through education research, edited by Mariana Souto-Manning and Maisha Winn. Our team from IUME (Limarys Caraballo, Jamila Lyiscott, Ernest Morrell, and me) crafted the most comprehensive literature review of youth participatory action research (YPAR) to-date. … More Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College Collaboration on YPAR
My essay, “Beyond Mediocrity: The Dialectics of Crisis in the Continuing Miseducation of Black Youth“, was published in the Summer 2017 Issue of the Harvard Educational Review. I explore why Gloria Ladson-Billings’s 2006 pronouncement of the nation’s “education debt,” as opposed to “achievement gap,” has not gained traction in the national discourse around educational disparity. … More Beyond Mediocrity
I was asked to write this blog post in anticipation of my piece coming out next month in the Harvard Educational Review. http://hepg.org/blog/how-crisis-narratives-undermine-educational-justic
Check out my latest piece in Multicultural Perspectives Brian D. Lozenski (2017) Pedagogies of Black Eldership: Exploring the Impact of Intergenerational Contact on Youth Research, Multicultural Perspectives, 19:2, 65-75, DOI:10.1080/15210960.2017.1302337 http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/uWyfGWSuHzfZXMYEsCFW/full