Critical Race Parenting, Parenting, Critical Race Theory
Article in Response to Controversy
This article examines life stories of the authors, who are parents and social justice scholars and educators from different races and backgrounds. The authors consider the emotional process of personally and collectively coping with and navigating parenting and sharing critical truths with their children in the current social, political, and cultural environment and in light of recent assaults on communities of color. They employ life history methodology to explicitly continue a critical conversation that was started by Matias and Montoya (2015) about Critical Race Parenting, and they encourage other scholars, particularly those who are parents, to think about, and articulate, their different emotions and experiences as they engage in critical race conversations about racial injustice and racist ideology, and as they more generally navigate schooling and life with their own children.
Wright, James and Potterton, Amanda U.
"Stories of Social Justice Educators and Raising Children in the Face of Injustice,"
Journal of Educational Controversy: Vol. 12
, Article 8.
Available at: https://cedar.wwu.edu/jec/vol12/iss1/8
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Social justice and education--United States; Social justice--Study and teaching--United States; Teaching--Social aspects; Child rearing--Moral and ethical aspects
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Martin, Trayvon, 1995-2012; Coates, Ta-Nehisi; Bell, Derrick, 1930-2011
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