The Critical Nature of Us
Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is an award-winning associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Developing her passion for education at an early age in the South Bronx, Dr. Sealey-Ruiz’s current research focuses on racial literacy in teacher education, Black girl literacies, and Black and Latinx male high school students. Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is now one of the most sought after voices in professional development focused on race and culturally responsive education. We invite you to join the conversation as she and Stacey DeWitt hold little back when discussing the current debates that are playing out in our schools and communities. Can we learn from past mistakes on behalf of current and future generations of students? As Dr. Sealey-Ruiz says, “It goes beyond our own children, it’s the children that come after us.”
To learn more about the body of work by Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, we invite you to visit her DU page here .
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Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ibram X. Kendi, Pedro Noguera, Gloria Ladson-Billings, William Tate, Richard Rohr, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Richard Milner, bell hooks, James Baldwin
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Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Ibram X. Kendi
Critical Race Theory and Why it is Under Attack
Archeology of the Self
Racial Literacy Project
Columbia Teachers College