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Anti-Black Racism Pedagogical Collection

In order to promote the creation of inclusive and supportive learning spaces, the following resources are recommended.


Altaha, N., Amoafo-Yeboah, A., Cogburn, C. D., Corriders, S. R., Dillard, S., Graham, A., . . . Witte, S. S. (2023). Narratives of uprooting anti-black racism in higher education: Developing a power, race, oppression, and privilege framework in social work. Smith College Studies in Social Work, 93(2-4), 106-129. doi:10.1080/00377317.2023.2266026

Anya, U. (2021). Critical race pedagogy for more effective and inclusive world language teaching. Applied Linguistics, 42(6), 1055-1069. doi:10.1093/applin/amab068

Austin, T. (2022). Linguistic imperialism: Countering anti-black racism in world language teacher preparation. Journal for Multicultural Education, 16(3), 246-258. doi:10.1108/JME-12-2021-0234

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L., Marraccini, M. E., & Harps-Logan, Y. (2012). Teaching Antiracism: College Students’ Emotional and Cognitive Reactions to Learning About White Privilege. Journal of Black Studies, 43(8), 893–911.

Boatswain-Kyte, A., David, S., & Mitchell, N. (2022). Black in the Classroom: Teaching Anti-Oppressive Practice in White Spaces. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 42(2-3), 157–174.

Boutte, G. S., Earick, M. E., & Jackson, T. O. (2021). Linguistic policies for african american language speakers: Moving from anti-blackness to pro-blackness. Theory into Practice, 60(3), 231-241. doi:10.1080/00405841.2021.1911576

Butler, A. (2023). Decolonial love as a pedagogy of care for black immigrant post-secondary students. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 44(8), 1378-1393. doi:10.1080/01425692.2023.2260113

Curran, L., Battle, D., & Jones, S. (2022). Challenging anti-black racism across the curriculum: Situating the social work legacy and moving forward. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 42(2-3), 102-119. doi:10.1080/08841233.2022.2074766

Jackson, D. (2022). Making sense of black students’ figured worlds of race, racism, anti-blackness, and blackness. Research in the Teaching of English, 57(1), 43-66. doi:10.58680/rte202232001

Johnson, L. L. (2018a). Where do we go from here? toward a critical race english education. Research in the Teaching of English, 53(2), 97-101. doi:10.58680/rte201829863

Kalifa, A., Okuori, A., Kamdem, O., Abatan, D., Yahya, S., & Brown, A. (2022). "This shouldn't be our job to help you do this": Exploring the responses of medical schools across Canada to address anti-black racism in 2020. Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), 194(41), E1395-E1403. doi:10.1503/cmaj.211746

King, G. P., Russo-Tait, T., & Andrews, T. C. (2023). Evading race: STEM faculty struggle to acknowledge racialized classroom events. CBE Life Sciences Education, 22(1), ar14. doi:10.1187/cbe.22-06-0104

Lawson, T. K. (2024). Teaching homeplace: How teachers can cultivate black joy through culturally responsive practices in the classroom. Theory into Practice, 63(1), 7-16. doi:10.1080/00405841.2023.2287662

McCarthy-Brown, N. (2022). Navigating anti-racism in an anti-black landscape: A dance educator’s reflection. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 23(1). Retrieved from

McKinney de Royston, M. (2020). Black womanist teachers' political clarity in theory and practice. Theory into Practice, 59(4), 379-388. doi:10.1080/00405841.2020.1773186

Nash, A. M., & Allen, Q. (2021). Caution, approaching intersection: Black educators teaching in the crossroads of resistance and responsiveness. AILACTE Journal, , 54.

Ohito, E. O. (2021). How to be an antiracist teacher educator in the united states: A sketch of a black male pedagogic provocateur. Teaching and Teacher Education, 98, 103235. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2020.103235

Okello, W. K., & Stewart, T. J. (2021). Because we know: Toward a pedagogical insistence on black mattering. Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 4(2), 1-10. doi:10.36021/jethe.v4i2.258

Parks, S., Bell, J., Ellwood, S., & Deckman, S. L. (2022). Going beyond anti-racist pedagogical practices: Co-constructing a pro-black classroom. Journal for Multicultural Education, 16(3), 259-271. doi:10.1108/JME-10-2021-0193

Robinson, O. (2022). Black affirming pedagogy: Reflections on the premises, challenges and possibilities of mainstreaming antiracist black pedagogy in Canadian sociology. The Canadian Review of Sociology, 59(4), 451-469. doi:10.1111/cars.12400

Santas, A. (2000). Teaching anti-racism. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 19(4), 349-361. doi: 10.1023/A:1005298916161

Smith, L., & Mak, C. (2023). Two sides of the same coin: Adopting a decolonial stance in teaching clinical social work students to intervene on anti-black racism. Smith College Studies in Social Work, , 1-23. doi:10.1080/00377317.2023.2254396

Steele, R. R., Schlehofer, M. M., Sharma, R., & Mitra, D. (2023). Teaching about systemic racism with a hybrid intercultural course. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, doi:10.1037/stl0000369

Thomas, D. J. (2022). "If I can help somebody": The civic-oriented thought and practices of black male teacher-coaches. Theory and Research in Social Education, 50(3), 464-493. doi:10.1080/00933104.2022.2078258

Valoyes-Chávez, L., Andrade-Molina, M., & Montecino, A. (2023). Beyond language: Conceptualizing epistemic violence against black immigrant students in mathematics education. Zdm, 55(6), 1125-1137. doi:10.1007/s11858-023-01512-4

Wainwright, J. (2009). Racism, anti-racist practice and social work: Articulating the teaching and learning experiences of black social workers. Race, Ethnicity and Education, 12(4), 495-516. doi:10.1080/13613320903364465

Wong, W., & Ortega, Y. (2023). Addressing anti-black racism in english language teaching: Experiences from duoethnography research. TESOL Quarterly. doi:10.1002/tesq.3291