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Calling Black Men To The Blackboard

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Denise Bolds

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Education in America is made up og predominately white educators, often lacking in cultural diversity comprehension. This fact affects black and brown children across the country in many ways that are not always positive. 

W.E.B. Du Bois, the preeminent American scholar, suggested that the problem of the twentieth-century is the problem of the color-line. Without question, the problem of the 21st century continues to be the “color-line,” which is to say race.

How does the lack of Blacks at the blackboards of schools in America affect Black education? Please join Denise Bolds of Black Motherhood Empowerment and special guest Travis Bristol.

Mr. Bristol former high school English teacher in New York City public schools, who is currently a clinical teacher educator with the Boston Teacher Residency program, as well as a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests focus on the intersection of gender and race in organizations. Travis is a 2013 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow.

Mr. Bristol wrote an empowering article on the above toipc: http://shankerblog.org/?p=8776  GET READY TO BE EMPOWERED!