Title

“Tears Worth Telling: Urban Teaching and the Possibilities of Racial Justice”

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-13-2013

Abstract

Silencing race dialogue in urban classrooms is painful for students of color. The author of this article, an urban teacher, documents her resistance to colorblind racism by strategically including race in daily classroom practices. She argues that acknowledging emotionality and Whiteness are essential steps that teachers must take to reinvest in prolonged racially-just projects.