“Reclaiming Our Schools”

Interviews with Black Lives Matter at School Organizers Tamara Anderson and Jesse Hagopian

Authors

  • Lauren Ware Stark Bowdoin College

Keywords:

Social Justice Unionism, Social Movements, Teacher Organizing, Racial Justice, Interviews

Abstract

This piece weaves together excerpts from interviews with two key leaders of the Black Lives Matter at School movement, which were conducted as part of a broader ethnographic study of educator movements. In their respective interviews, Anderson and Hagopian discuss their roles in the Black Lives Matter at School movement, suggesting some of the ways that this movement has grown from 2016 to 2020.

Author Biography

Lauren Ware Stark, Bowdoin College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Education at Bowdoin College

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Published

2022-07-15

Issue

Section

Contemporary Educator Movements: Transforming Unions, Schools, and Society