This article draws from Black Critical Theory to explain how two mother scholars advocated for their Black sons in an anti-black education system. Additionally, the article focuses on antiblackness to describe the social suffering and resistance through ideologies and educational practices our children experienced at the hands of teachers and teaching staff in private and public schools. The first story details the experience of racism and teacher bias of a typically developing Black child. The second story details the inequitable and racist experiences of a Black boy with autism. Each of these experiences highlight the importance of advocating for Black children in the spaces that often devalue and degrade them, including educational spaces.
Morris, Pricella and Matute-Chavarria, Monique
"Black Mother Scholars Matter: Navigating Anti-Black Educational Spaces for our Black Boys,"
Journal of Multicultural Affairs: Vol. 7:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jma/vol7/iss2/5
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