Last weekend, I went to Los Angeles to attend the Critical Race Studies in Education conference. It was hosted on the campus at the University of Southern California (USC) by the Race and Equity Center. I went to learn from an incredible community of social justice adv...

October 5, 2018

In June, I had the opportunity to appear on George Kilpatrick’s radio show Inspiration for the Nation. The topics of the show explored race and Black masculinity. George asked me a series of questions about the content of my first book, Critical Race Theory in Educatio...

August 4, 2018

When I was a child, I loved to spend time with my dad. We played basketball together and often I would tag along with him as he ran errands. My recent visit to Los Angeles, where my dad lives, reminded me of how much I appreciate the man who has made a significant impa...

Books filled my childhood. With my father's work as a church pastor, he maintained a home office with volumes of books on religion and leadership. I remember most mornings began with the sight of my mother reading at our kitchen table. My sisters were also avid readers...

October 28, 2017

“Too often many young men who are kissed by the sun and hugged by melanin at birth, are forced to succumb to structural inequalities and socially constructed identities.”

“I think Ms. Nemlowski is a racist and that’s why she picks on me. I didn’t do anything wrong this time."

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