Bob Moses, Junot Diaz, Barbara Ransby, and More Share History, Ideas, and Inspiration
These past couple of months have been filled with powerful presentations and dialogues with a host of noted authors. Here are just a few of the authors that Teaching for Change has helped to schedule and co-host at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC in the spring of 2013.
Co-editors Mark R. Warren and Karen L. Mapp talked about the successes and challenges faced by community-based school reform efforts across the country. The event was co-sponsored by NCPIE and others.
Historian Barbara Ransby (best known for her book on Ella Baker) was interviewed by the author and professor Clarence Lusane about the remarkable yet little known life of Eslanda Robeson. The event was introduced by the chair of the Howard University Department of Afro American Studies, Greg Carr.
Award-winning author Junot Diaz and SNCC veteran/founder of the Algebra Project Bob Moses spoke at two events for the Young People’s Project in Mississippi. There was literally a line out the door for both events.