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Leading Equity

Feb 8, 2021

Annihilating Racial Injustice in Schools Workshop

About Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D.

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is an award-winning associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on racial literacy in teacher education, Black girl literacies, and Black and Latinx male high school students. A sought-after speaker on issues of race, culturally responsive pedagogy, and diversity, Sealey-Ruiz works with K-12 and higher education school communities to increase their racial literacy knowledge and move toward more equitable school experiences for their Black and Latinx students. Sealey-Ruiz appeared in Spike Lee’s “2 Fists Up: We Gon’ Be Alright”, a documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement and the campus protests at Mizzou. Yolanda is also the editor of three books on education, and numerous scholarly articles and essays.

Show Highlights

  • Black Lives Matter Seminar
  • Advancing racial literacy
  • Digital Activism
  • The armchair activist
  • The fear of losing my job because of my social media posts

Connect with Yolanda

IG: yolie_sealeyruiz

Twitter: RuizSealey


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