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February 12, 2016

Things Are Gonna Get Easier: Refusing Schooling as a Site of Black Suffering

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Black suffering in schools is one manifestation of the anti-Blackness of our society, in which Black people are viewed with disgust and disdain, as non-humans worthy of violence and death. In schools, this anti-Blackness reveals itself first, in the deep-seated, but most often unconscious belief that Black children are uneducable. A problem. A waste of time and unworthy of resources.

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