In collaboration with the Teacher Transformation Institute, the Auburn Avenue Research Library, will present Teacher Don’t Teach Me No Nonsense: Education Policy Reform as Reparations for Enslavement and Systemic Racism facilitated by Dr. Chike Akua.
Moving beyond slogans and theoretical concepts, Dr. Akua will explore the practical role of culturally relevant educational policy reform as the foundation for any comprehensive reparations strategy to address the debt owed to Black Americans for 250 years of chattel slavery followed by a century of legalized segregation and racial terrorism.
Dr. Chike Akua, is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in Clark Atlanta University’s School of Education and a leading authority on increasing the achievement of today’s students, especially those in some of the most challenging schools and communities. His cultural proficiency, equity and accountability work is known nationally for assisting school systems in improving their educational climate and learning culture. Register for this event at https://tinyurl.com/y4o4p9dy