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Racial Equity in Homeschooling

"Transitioning to homeschooling was eye opening. This method uncovered how much my own conditioning about learning impacted my daughters. The system was a well-oiled and self-sustaining machine burnt into the recesses of my conscious and unconscious; marionette to the system. A natural learner myself, all that was left was to let go. But unschooling? Initially [...]

On Fight, Flight and Trust

Jennifer "Astarte Rising" Lane is the mother of two grown unschoolers. She, along with the wisdom of Itiel McVay, another long-time unschooling mama, are our guides for this episode. Itiel (purveyor of amazing self-care body-and-soul resources over at smellgoodspa.com) reads our second-to-last letter of support for the season, and it deals with fight or flight [...]

One Single Mama’s Thrive Mode

In this final episode of Surviving Survival Mode, Monique had the pleasure of talking to Darcel of The Mahogany Way Blog. They talked about what Survival Mode looked like for Darcel as a single mother unschooling with her kids. We get into what she did to maintain a sense of self, the reality of feeling [...]

Sudbury & Healing Work in Nashville

We're talking about healing work this week! Sonia was already on Episode 42 talking about getting free and taking her daughters, and the families in her Nashville community, along for their own versions of freedom. Now, Nashville Sudbury School is open, and the work has evolved. In this episode, Sonia and I talk about the [...]

Decolonizing Gender Activism

As an American African, part of Moji's deschooling journey has been unlearning and pointing out white supremacy in all it's hidden forms. In this final episode of the Wellness Spiral series, Moji uses bits of the book titled The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses to emphasize the need to disrupt [...]

Fare of the Free Child is a weekly-published podcast community centering People of Color in liberatory living and learning practices. With a particular interest in unschooling and the Self-Directed Education movement, Akilah S. Richards and special guests discuss the fears and the fares (costs) of raising free black and brown children in a world that tends to diminish, dehumanize, and disappear them. Connect on Twitter and Instagram using our hashtags: #POCinSDE #RaisingFreePeople






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