Blackbelt Voices
Blackbelt Voices
Feb 17, 2021
Equity in Education: Moving Beyond Window Dressing
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On Episode 22 of Blackbelt Voices, Adena and Kara have a conversation with Candice Barnes. Ed.D., an associate professor and distinguished equity fellow at the University of Central Arkansas College of Education. 

They talked about moving closer to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion in education and what steps educational systems, teachers, and future teachers can take to move toward that goal.

They discussed the importance of having Black teachers in classrooms and a group of Black men elementary teachers in Oregon who are so rare they call themselves unicorns. 

This episode's turn to your neighbor segment features Kwadjo Boaitey, a middle school teacher in the Pulaski County Special School District in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Interested in checking out Dr. Barnes' jewelry? Click here. 



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Edited and produced by: Katrina Dupins and Prentice Dupins Jr.

Music: Prentice Dupins Jr.

Logo Design: Kara Darling Creative

The Blackbelt Voices podcast is a production of Blackbelt Media LLC.


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