Black Lives Matter at School and Confronting the Education Debt

The September BUS ride begins with a discussion of power, teaching, sexual assault, and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing; continues with Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action; followed by “Confronting the Education Debt” with Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools.

Top — Power, Education, and SCOTUS
10:30 — Black Lives Matter at School
31:00 — Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools

Denisha Jones, member of the national steering committee for Black Lives Matter at School, discusses organizing for the Week of Action for Black Lives Matter at School, scheduled for February 2019. Keron Blair, executive director of Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, discusses “Confronting the Education Debt.” See full report, “Confronting the Education Debt: We Owe Billions to Black, Brown, and Low-Income Students and Their Schools” (PDF).


The Education Town Hall with Thomas Byrd
broadcasts from Historic Anacostia
in Washington, DC, on We Act Radio,
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern
New programming 2nd and 4th Thursdays, alternating with classic shows.
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Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

After years of weekly broadcasts, the program now focuses one show each month on local issues and one on “the BUS,” organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.

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