Relevant Re-Drop: Why Do White Professors Teach Black History With Professor Steve Kantrowitz and Professor Alexander Shashko


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Because of recent events that are bringing greater attention to issues that impact African Americans, Black Like Me is highlighting past episodes that are relevant to the current national conversation. Currently, the debate around Black American history and Critical Race Theory is heating up, so we are returning to an episode that discusses teaching Black history.

Dr. Alex Gee talks with Professor Steve Kantrowitz and Professor Alexander Shashko about their experience teaching Black History. Professor Kantrowitz co-created Justified Anger’s Black History for a New Day course with Dr. Gee, and Professor Shashko lecturers for the course.

Learn more about how you can be part of Justified Anger's Virtual Black History for A New Day Course.

Alexander’s Tedx Talk

Professor Steve Kantrowitz’s Books:

All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry

More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic.

Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy.

Professor Alexander Shashko’s book suggestions:

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