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Johanna Fernández on the Young Lords


On Monday, April 25, 2022, author and teacher Johanna Fernández will speak about the history of the Young Lords, the Puerto Rican counterpart of the Black Panther Party. The dialogue will highlight the multiracial dimensions, innovative urban strategies, and global solidarities of the Black Freedom Struggle. Johanna Fernández is associate professor of History at Baruch College of […]

Kidada E. Williams “Seizing Freedom”


On Monday, May 9, 2022, author Kidada E. Williams will speak with Jesse Hagopian about two seasons of Seizing Freedom, a Black history podcast that tells stories “drawn from archives of voices from American history that have been muted time and time again.” Kidada E. Williams is the author of They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies […]

Kelly Lytle Hernández on the 1910 Mexican Revolution


Monday June 6, 2022: Kelly Lytle Hernández on the 1910 Mexican Revolution Kelly Lytle Hernández will speak about the magonistas, a group of agitators who challenged Mexican dictator Porfirio Díaz in the early 20th century. As noted in the description of her new book, Bad Mexicans, “Their cross-border insurgency, launched from U.S. soil, was a landmark revolt […]

Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

Rethinking Schools editors Bill Bigelow and Ursula Wolfe Rocca will be presenting together at the virtual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education. Save the date and stay tuned for more details!


Conference to Restore Humanity!

Join the Human Restoration Project's (HRP) virtual Conference to Restore Humanity! July 25-28, 2022. Designed for K-12 and college educators to center the needs of students and educators toward a praxis of social justice. Featuring Dr. Henry Giroux, Dr. Denisha Jones, and tracks on disrupting discriminatory linguistics, ending carceral pedagogy, building for neurodiversity, and promoting […]


Alaina Roberts on Black Freedom on Native Land


On Monday, September 12, 2022, historian and writer Alaina Roberts will introduce the Reconstruction era connections between Black freedom and Native American citizenship in the context of westward expansion onto Native land. Alaina Roberts, the author of I’ve Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land, is an award-winning historian who studies the intersection of Black […]

Ashley Farmer on Queen Mother Audley Moore


On Monday, October 17, 2022, author Ashley Farmer will discuss Queen Mother Audley Moore (1898 – 1997), one of the most influential activists and thinkers of the 20th century. Moore was an important progenitor of Black Nationalist thought and activism. Ashley Farmer is an associate professor in the Departments of History and African and African Diaspora Studies at the […]

Beyond “Schools In Crisis”: Teachers and Students on Our Present Realities and Collective Possibilities


Invitation to an event hosted by the Anti-Racist Education Collective, the New Haven Federation of Teachers, and Recovery for All Connecticut. Every day, we hear about the great teacher resignation and shortage, student learning loss, and the many crises facing our schools. Absent from these debates have been the voices of the educators and students […]

Teach Climate Network Workshop: “We Will Not Drown, We Will Fight”: Teaching Climate Change, Island Solidarity, and Indigenous Rights

In this hands-on workshop from Climate Generation, participants will engage with a suite of teaching activities centering the resistance of Indigenous Pacific Island peoples to environmental injustice and the climate crisis. The workshop explores both historical and recent experiences of different island territories and nations through engaging in role play and in connecting with the […]

Dayo Gore on Want to Start a Revolution? Black Women Radicals Confront the Red Scare

On Monday, January 23, 2023, author Dayo F. Gore will discuss Black women radicals who were active in the revolutionary struggle during the period known as the Red Scare. Dayo F. Gore is an associate professor in the Department of African American Studies at Georgetown University, author of Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists […]

Jeanne Theoharis on Starring Mrs. Rosa Parks: Film Excerpts and Behind the Scenes Commentary


On Monday, February 6, 2023, author Jeanne Theoharis will discuss Rosa Parks’ activism prior to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, her trip to the Highlander Folk School, and the decades she dedicated to challenging racism in the North. This session will include clips from the new documentary The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, based on the book of the […]