Resources: Bettina Love and Abolitionist Teaching

Bettina L. Love’s website:

William Ayers, To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher. Teachers College Press, 2010.

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights:

Regina Bradley on hip hop culture:

Christopher Emdin, For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood . . . and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. Beacon Press, 2016.

Matthew R. Kay, Not Light But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom. Stenhouse Publishers, 2018.

Ibram X.,\ Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist. One World, 2019.

Bettina L. Love, “’Dear White Teachers: You Can’t Love Your Black Students If You Don’t Know Them:’ Why Loving ‘All’ Students Isn’t Good Enough,”

The 1619 Project (New York Times):

Jamila Lyiscott, Black Appetite. White Food: Issues of Race, Voice, and Justice withing and Beyond the Classroom. Routledge, 2019.

Monique W. Morris, Pushout: The Criminaliztion of Black Girls in School. The New Press, 2016.

Beverly Daniel Tatum, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race. Basic Books, 1997/2017.

Black Lives Matter website:

The Charleston Syllabus:

The Ferguson Syllabus: (Georgetown College)