Critically Conscious Educators Rising Meets Imperialist Nostalgia

[The author of this article is a third year NYU Gallatin student, Alex Boone,  who interns for the NYU Metro Center’s Center for Strategic Solutions. Her individualized studies concentrate on the traumatic pathology of whiteness in educational institutions, and the effect it has on youth identity development. She writes to her audience from the perspective […]

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My commitment to #DecolonizeEd: Conference remarks by NYU CSS Director, Natalie McCabe Zwerger

Decolonizing Education. It brought you here today. It prompted you to wake up early on a Saturday when you have other commitments and obligations. It will prompt you to engage with other educators today on why and how we must shift the way we teach, think, and act with even our youngest babies. Decolonizing Education […]

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Shock and awe: Two emotions. Neither of which we should feel after last night

Van Jones categorized it as a whitelash. Jay Smooth tells us hate won. For those of you who are writing on Facebook: “How could America do this? How could this happen?” #wakeup. This has been happening. Generations of “America’s racially antagonistic foundation, history, present, zeitgeist, and legacy” (Young, 2016) have brought us to this moment. […]

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