Enid Lee Presents Major Report on Race and Education

Reality Check, a report examining the effectiveness of a wide range of educational programs and supports for African Nova Scotian students, was presented by Dr. Enid Lee (photo, right) to Nova Scotian Education Minister Marilyn More (photo, left) on December 10, 2009. The report was produced by educator and international consultant Enid Lee and Clem Marshall. Enid Lee is […]

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Mississippi Mayor Visits Teaching for Change

James A. Young, the mayor of Philadelphia, Mississippi, met with Teaching for Change Executive Director Deborah Menkart while in Washington, DC for a sustainable communities summit meeting. (More info). They discussed the US History framework for Mississippi schools which includes a strand on civil and human rights. Teaching for Change is providing training on this […]

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Remembering Dr. Ronald Takaki

Dr. Ronald Takaki (b. 1939), esteemed people’s historian, educator, and friend of Teaching for Change, died on May 26, 2009.  On March 1, 2009 Dr. Takaki came to DC. He was interviewed by CSPAN and later that day spoke at Busboys and Poets to a full house that included well-known academics Frank Wu and Larry Hajime […]

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Dr. Patricia Hill Collins on Race, the Media, Schools, and Democratic Possibilities

The May 2009 talk by Professor Patricia Hill Collins on Another Kind of Public Education: Race, the Media, Schools and Democratic Possibilities can now be viewed online on CSPAN’s BookTV. The talk was held at Busboys and Poets (where Teaching for Change operates the bookstore) with an introduction by Teaching for Change Special Consultant Renee Poussaint. Another […]

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Bob Zellner on The Wrong Side of Murder Creek

We were pleased to not only have Bob Zellner read from his new book at Busboys and Poets in September, but also to learn that Teaching for Change is mentioned in the book a number of times. Written with Constance Curry, The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement tells of Zellner’s childhood […]

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Enid Lee is Multicultural Educator of the Year

Enid Lee, co-editor of Beyond Heroes and Holidays, received the Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator Award at the 2008 National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Here is an excerpt from her remarks: I accept this award on behalf of the children of Katrina whom we have lost and also for the […]

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