Why Liberated Parenting is Vital

Why Liberated Parenting is Vital

SUMMARIZATION

We explore…uplifting Black girls in particular, attempting to fit ourselves into school culture, escaping the school system, empathizing with teachers, mothering 9 children, raising free people, embracing sisterhood, and trusting ourselves to be our children’s guides.

I’m sitting with a dope sister named Tracy this week. She is a nurturer and an outspoken advocate of liberation and love for people of the African diaspora. Listen as she and I discuss mothering black people in a time when the available educational system targets, oppresses, and harms Black children disproportionately.

We also talk about being stuck in a “plantation” mindset, and why alternative education options like unschooling and homeschooling are vital for Black and Brown folks to understand, and in many cases, embrace.

5 GEMS FROM THIS EPISODE

 

  1. Ama Mazama on Why Black People in the U.S. Homeschool

  2. Perspectives from Monique W. Morris in Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (Interview)

  3. Raising Liberated Black Children Without School (Essay)

  4. Self-Care While Resisting Dehumanization (Essay)

  5. Trinity Simone on Instagram

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