Dr. Alex Gee talks with Dr. Jamila Lyiscott about her inspiring perspectives on black culture and community. Dr. Lyiscott is a community engaged scholar, a nationally renowned speaker, author, and a spoken word artist. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Senior Research Fellow of Teachers College, Columbia University's Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME). Across these spaces, Jamila's work focuses on racial justice, community engagement, and youth activism in education through the lens of what she has termed, "Vision-Driven Justice."
Book: Black Appetite. White Food.
Ted Talk: 3_Ways_To_Speak_English
Ted Talk: Why_English_Class_Is_Silencing_Students_Of_Color