Article in Response to Controversy
The article explores current sociopolitical implications of race through the lens of Black Lives Matter. In highlighting critical incidents in the movement and connecting to related events of historical significance, we establish parallels to emphasize the persistence of bias, race-based oppression, and injustice. The article focuses on established power structures and explores inequity, oppression, and sociopolitical contradictions by examining institutionalized racism. We emphasize how deficit perceptions, racist ideologies, and silence on racism are dangerous and must be challenged to foster action, advocacy, and change.
Samuels, Amy Jo; Samuels, Gregory L.; and Haas, Brandon
"The Revolution Will Be Live: Examining Educational (In)Justice through the Lens of Black Lives Matter,"
Journal of Educational Controversy: Vol. 12
, Article 4.
Available at: https://cedar.wwu.edu/jec/vol12/iss1/4