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3 Educated Brothas

3 Educated Brothas

By 3 Educated Brothas
A podcast about all things education through the experiences of three Black men in the field.
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An Affirmation Exercise

3 Educated Brothas

Reopening Schools - Who's at Risk?
Abstract: In this episode, we are joined by educator Nataliya Braginsky and her former student Henry Seyue to discuss the reopening of schools and what populations are at risk. Marc, Pat, and Edmund continue the conversation and reflect on the interview and share our perspectives on the school reopening process. Follow us & our guest!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Twitter: @nataliyabrgnsky Website:
September 09, 2020
An Affirmation Exercise
In this mini-episode, we model what it looks like to love on and affirm people in your circle. The three educated brothas affirm each other using a protocol and encourage you to do the same,
August 19, 2020
#BlackLivesMatter: Processing the Social Unrest
Abstract: In this episode, Pat, Marc, and Edmund have a candid conversation about the national social unrest that is a result of injustice against Black lives. We process our feelings, share our thoughts and talk about implications in education. Follow us & our guest!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas
June 03, 2020
Episode 4 - Reimagining Education after COVID19 (ft. Special Guest)
Abstract: In this episode, we are joined by a number of special guests (Dr. Chris Emdin, Dr. Kisha Porcher, Matt Gonzales & Lisa S) who provide commentary on what they reimagine educational spaces to look like post-COVID19. We can agree that the quick change to remote learning has been difficult, but there have been vast changes in educational systems, even if for only the time being. We discuss the benefits and limitations to remote learning and dream of freedom alongside our guest for a better more effective education system that serves all youth. Follow us & our guest!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Dr. Chris Emdin - @ChrisEmdin (Twitter / IG) Dr. Kisha Porcher - @DrPorcher (Twitter) Matt Gonzales - @MattTheG (twitter) Lisa S - Some of the articles that guided our discussion: Time to fix American education with race-for-space resolve COVID-19’s Long-Term Impacts on Education in 2020 and Beyond Teachers and Students Describe a Remote-Learning Life
April 28, 2020
Episode 3 - Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis (Featuring Dr. Mariel Buque)
Abstract: We are joined by our dear friend and colleague Dr. Mariel Buque, a trauma therapist and therapy influencer, who talks to us about managing mental during the COVID19 crisis, health disparities in Black and Brown communities, effective and practical strategies to support positive mental health and much more. This episode is important as many of us have experienced loss during this global pandemic and as we recognize that we will be encouraged to social distance for the next few weeks. Join us! Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Dr. Mariel Buque - @dr.marielbuque Some of the articles that guided our discussion: When the Pandemic Leaves Us Alone, Anxious and Depressed A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus The Reality of COVID-19 Is Hitting Teens Especially Hard
April 13, 2020
Episode 2 - Love From the Vortex (Featuring Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz)
Abstract: We are joined by the illustrious Dr. Yolanda Sealy-Ruiz who talks to us about the inspiration behind her book of poetry 'Love From The Vortex,' the implications for educators and what Black men can learn from the text. In this episode, we're vulnerable and speak our truths around being fully present and open with the goal of becoming better individuals and better educators. Join us! Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Learn more about Dr. Yolanda Sealy-Ruiz: Purchase Love From The Vortex:
March 28, 2020
Episode 2 [snippet] - Exclusive Love From Vortex Reading by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz
Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz shares an exclusive reading of her poem entitled 'I Want' from her book of poetry, Love From the Vortex.
March 28, 2020
Episode 1 - COVID19
Being quarantined provided us with ample time to connect and discuss current events of COVID19 and it's impact on our lives, schools, and young people. Check it out!
March 17, 2020
Episode 1: Welcome Back
Abstract: For episode 1 of the second season of The Three Educated Brothas Podcast, co-hosts Pat, Marc & Edmund reconnect and share stories of their growth over the summer months. Through critical self-reflection, stories of growth, triumph, and anguish are shared through the perspective of three Black men in the field of education. Intro/Outro music: Welcome Back by Ma$e. Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas
October 22, 2018
Episode 10: Ratchetdemic (Featuring Dr. Chris Emdin)*Season Finale*
Abstract: For episode 10, we have a featured guest Dr. Chris Emdin, professor of Math, Science & Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University who discusses the importance of being rachetdemic as a way for educators of color to be their true selves within educational spaces. Also, being ratchetdemic promotes a revolution where educators are encouraged to provide spaces for young people to be their true selves. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas
March 26, 2018
Episode 9: After Parkland
Abstract: For episode 9, we interrogate the political response of the Parkland school shooting from the rise of student activism to encouraging educators and school leaders to have challenging conversations about the intersections of race, policy, and advocacy.
March 07, 2018
Episode 8: Tough Love?
Abstract: For episode 8, we discuss and explore the social construct of "tough love." We argue if teachers should be "tough" on students, especially students of color because of the realities that they are likely to experience once they enter the real world. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Holla at us!! Email: Stop by our site: 3EducatedBrothas 3EB
February 12, 2018
Episode 7: For the Culture
Abstract: For episode 7, we dissect the meaning of the frequently used phrase, “For the Culture,” made widely popular by acclaimed ATL rap trio, MIGOS. As always, we conclude discussing tangible strategies for pedagogues to teach for the culture.
January 29, 2018
Episode 6: Black Boy Joy
Abstract: For episode 6, we discuss the phenomenon and the roots of #BlackBoyJoy. The creation of the hashtag is a response to the misrepresentation of Black men in mainstream society. In this episode, we interrogate the necessity for the #BlackBoyJoy hashtag/movement as a way to highlight the Joy that Black men are too often taught to suppress. Join us!
January 08, 2018
Episode 5: 2017 End of the Year Reflections
Abstract: For episode 5, we reflect on our experiences, opportunities, shortcomings for 2017 as well as share goals that we pose for 2018. Join us and listen to our holiday special. Teachers be sure to engage in self-care activities and reflect on your pedagogical practices during the holiday break. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Holla at us!! Email: Stop by our site:
December 26, 2017
Episode 4: Black Therapy
Abstract: For episode 4, we invite Mariel Buque a, Ph.D. Candidate in Counseling at Teachers College, Columbia University, and our Executive Producer Courtney Rose to help us discuss the importance of therapy and self-care for teachers and people of color. Teachers must do the introspective work of healing because of their position in the classroom; and consistent work with the socio-emotional needs of children. Join Us. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Check out Mariel Buque's blog on Psychology Today Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Holla at us!! Email: Stop by our site:
December 10, 2017
Episode 3: Silence is Complicity - A Conversation about Rape Culture
Abstract: For episode 3, we have a challenging conversation about rape culture. We discuss how both men and society play roles that contribute to the perpetuation of rape culture, which has adversely negative effects on the lives of women. We also share how we as men combat rape culture in our respective educational spaces. Join us. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Link to the "Here's How Black Women Were Left out of the Sexual Assault Conversation" Video: Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Holla at us!! Email: Stop by our site: Hashtags #3EB #3EducatedBrothas
November 26, 2017
Episode 2: The Power of An Educator of Color
Abstract: In episode 2, we explore the power and experiences of educators of color. We share the experiences that influenced us to pursue careers in education and highlights from our current experiences as educators. Join us! Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Follow us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Holla at us!! Email: Stop by our site: Hashtags #3EB #3EducatedBrothas
November 10, 2017
Episode 1: The Introduction
Abstract: Join us as we begin our podcast journey. Our first episode is an organic conversation about the conceptualization of our podcast, a podcast about all things education through the experiences of three Black men. Intro/Outro music by: XI:XX / @BrandonEBennett Holla at us!! IG: @3EducatedBrothas Email: Stop by our site: Hashtags #3EB #3EducatedBrothas
November 04, 2017