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Black on Black Education Podcast

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A team out to reimagine and redefine what a high quality education means in our communities. Together Everyone Learns More!
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Education for Liberation Pt. 2 (feat. Sharif El-Mekki)

Black on Black Education Podcast

Science as an Adventure (feat. Catherine Quinlan)
Today’s podcast episode is with Dr. Catherine Quinlan. She is an Assistant Professor in Science Education at Howard University and author of Keystone Passage. We speak about appreciating Black narratives, believing that students are the answers to all of our questions, and letting students explore science. Science is our path forward and Black children must believe they have the ability to become scientists. We hope you enjoy!
April 29, 2021
Science of Black Teaching (feat. Maria Akinyele)
Today's episode we are having a conversation with Maria Akinyele, Education Consultant and Black Education warrior. We talked about the science of black teaching, meeting students where they're at, and what it means to truly implement CRP into the classroom. This was a great conversation and we hope you enjoy!
April 22, 2021
Ending School-Based Trauma (feat. Iesha Jackson)
Today’s conversation is with the amazing Professor Iesha Jackson. We talk about school based trauma and how it effects the relationship between students and families. Also, about what it takes to become an educator that treats students with the respect that they deserve. This was a phenomenal conversation and we hope you enjoy!
April 15, 2021
Abroad in Education (feat. Tiffany Smith)
Welcome back to another episode of the Black on Black Education Podcast! Today we had a conversation with the one and only Tiffany Smith, a teacher, PhD candidate, and host and producer of the Abroad in Education podcast! We talked about her experience teaching in the U.S., and then spending 6 years teaching in Morocco and the UAD. Tiffany gives tips on what it’s like teaching abroad, and much more! Hope you enjoy.
April 8, 2021
Teachers Pay Black Teachers (feat. Ashley Tucker)
Welcome to another episode of the Black on Black Education Podcast. Today we sat down with Ashley Tucker, educator, Dean, SEL enthusiast, and founder of Teachers Pay Black Teachers. We had an amazing conversation about social and emotional learning, students with disabilities, and our freedom dreams for the education system at large. This was a great conversation with so many gems and we hope you enjoy!
April 1, 2021
Making Us Matter (feat. Gertrude Jenkins and Eghosa Obaizamomwan Hamilton)
Welcome back to the Black on Black Education Podcast! Today we will be having a conversation with two wonderful educators Gertrude Jenkins and Eghosa Obaizamomwan Hamilton. We are discussing all things surrounding revolutionizing the education system. We talk about creating the systems that students need and deserve by any means necessary. Hope you enjoy!
March 26, 2021
Liberation Lab (feat. Bobby Morgan)
Welcome back to the Black on Black Education Podcast! For today's episode we sit down with Bobby Morgan, the Founder of Liberation Lab. He has been a passionate educator for over a decade and works to hold schools accountable and create equitable education. We talk about CRP, recreating the education system, the importance of having black male educators, and much more! Hope you enjoy. 
March 11, 2021
A Conversation with First Year Teachers (feat. Precious Williamson)
Welcome back to the Black on Black Education podcast! Today's episode is with Precious Williamson, aka Miss Moody. We had an amazing conversation about what it's like to be a first year educator during these difficult times. We emphasize the importance of supporting our students in the best way possible as we continue through this year and the years to come. Hope you enjoy!
January 8, 2021
Teach, Hustle, Inspire
Today's Podcast is with Dr. Shaun Woodly, Speaker, Author, Educator, Motivator and business owner of Teach, Hustle, Inspire.  We have a wide-ranging conversation on how we build a much better Education system for students and teachers across the country.  We dig into breaking the system down to build it back up and how Eduprenuers everywhere are bringing innovations to learning and building young minds. Enjoy the episode. 
December 18, 2020
Educational Activism in Difficult Times (feat. Dr. Charles Davidson)
Welcome back to the Black on Black Education Podcast! Today's episode is with educator, inspiration, and mentor Dr. Charles Davidson. We sat down to have an amazing conversation surrounding everything education. We spoke about how we can use these dark times to recreate and reimagine what education should look like for black students, and more. This conversation is FULL of gems and interesting aspects that are a must hear. Enjoy!
December 10, 2020
Teach History Not Indoctrination (feat. Anna Nyakana)
Today's podcast is with an amazing author, Ms. Anna Nyakana. We discussed the inspiration behind her creation of Niyah Zuri Books, as well as the importance of inclusive literature. We talk about the importance of helping kids love to learn, form their own identities, and much more. Hope you enjoy!
October 23, 2020
Education as if Black Lives Matter (feat. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz)
Today’s episode we had a conversation with Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, a poet, activist, and Associate Professor at Teachers College Columbia University. We spoke about Culturally Relevant Care, critical English education, how we should be supporting our black youth as teachers, and much more! Hope you enjoy.
October 8, 2020
This is Not a Test (feat. Jose Vilson)
Today’s podcast episode is with Jose Vilson, a speaker, writer, educator, author, and ED of EduColor. We dove deep into a conversation about the many things he’s done in his life, the effects of Covid-19 on education, the racial disruption going on in society today, and more. Hope you enjoy!
October 1, 2020
Youth See Beyond (feat. Jasmine Newson)
Today’s episode is a conversation with Jasmine Newson, a speaker, writer, humanitarian, and founder of Youth See Beyond! We discuss everything mental health, purpose, love, and self care. This is an important conversation to have in general and especially now. Hope you enjoy!
September 24, 2020
Homeschooling for Educational Equity (feat. Dannielle Davis)
Welcome to Season 2 of the Black on Black Education Podcast! Today’s episode is a conversation with Dr. Davis about everything homeschooling. With all that’s going on right now in the world with coronavirus and students heading back to school, this is an extremely important topic. School is a huge concern right now since students have to learn from behind a screen. We want to make sure students get the best education at home. This is a great conversation, hope you enjoy!
September 17, 2020
How To Build a Super School (feat. Chris Emdin)
Happy 1 year anniversary to the Black on Black Education podcast! Today's episode we sat down with Dr. Chris Emdin, an amazing educator and scientist. We speak about transforming education within the black community, what building a "super school" looks like, reimagining the education system and incorporating aspects such as hip hop. This is a great, important, and energetic conversation, hope you enjoy!
August 17, 2020
Husband & Wife Team out to Improve Education one Student & Teacher at a time (feat. Michael and Nita Creekmore)
In today’s episode with Michael & Nita Creekmore we dive into getting. back to school during this unprecedented time brought on by Covid-19.  We talk about the importance of Self-Care to students and teachers and dive into how Michael and Nita want their children to be treated in school.  We dive into some of the ways to create a just and equitable school system and so much more! Enjoy!
July 30, 2020
Teach for Culture (feat. Shauna Brown)
In today’s podcast we had an incredible conversation with Ms. Shauna Brown, the CEO and Founder of Teach for the Culture. We spoke about school culture, student and parent involvement, supporting our kids holistically especially during the pandemic, and more. Enjoy!
July 23, 2020
Dean of Culture (feat. Monique A. Roshon)
Today we had an insightful conversation with Monique A. Rochon. We spoke about police in schools, cultural responses to pedagogy, relevance of culture in the classroom, what really needs to happen to be there for students and how to make them feel holistically well. Enjoy!
July 9, 2020
Activist Scholar (feat. Kali Tambree)
Today's episode is a conversation with Kali Tambree, an activist researching archival narration and history. We talk about abolition, liberation of schools, supporting black students, teaching truthful history, asking questions in education, and more. Enjoy the conversation!
July 2, 2020
Why Intersectionality? (feat. Jasmine Maddox)
Today’s episode we sat down with Jasmine Maddox, a recent Education Policy graduate. We spoke about the needs of black students, what educators can do to support the intersections of identities in the classroom, critical race theory, and integrating black culture and music into curriculum.
June 25, 2020
Fuel your mind (feat. Dara Byrne)
Today’s episode is with Dara Byrne the assistant provost and dean of undergraduate studies at my alma mater John Jay College. We talked creating community for students, the incredible impact of going to minority serving institutions, and the need for collective action forward.
June 18, 2020
Financial Capability (feat. Chelsea Addison)
Today’s episode is a conversation with Chelsea Addison, founder of the Black Education Agenda, Financial Friends Foundation Inc, and author. She is currently a Ph.D. student, after ending her term as the youngest member of a school board in University County. In this episode we talked early intervention, financial capability, the importance of school boards, and her commitment to dismantling poverty.
June 11, 2020
Black Educators Union (feat. Diamond Griffin)
This weeks episode is a conversation between founder, Evalaurene Jean-Charles (@xevajc) and Diamond Griffin (@missdgunn). We talked about teaching for social justice, early childhood education, what a Black educators union would look like, and why she decides to work in predominantly white schools.
June 5, 2020
Light a fire in students (feat. Kashema Hutchinson & Lauren Melendez)
In this weeks conversation we talked to Kashema Hutchinson & Lauren Melendez about their path to higher education, the importance of social emotional learning and the need for an investment in mentorship for students in college but more importantly studnets in the K-12 system.
May 28, 2020
What’s the role of gender roles? (feat. Delmar Dualeh)
This weeks conversation is between founder Evalaurene Jean-Charles, guest co-host Jamaal Thomas and guest Delmar Dualeh. We came together to discuss gender roles and their ability to hinder the social-emotional development of Black boys and boys of color. We discuss our personal experience with gender expectations and actions steps toward a future where the education a child receives is not dictated by their gender identity.
May 22, 2020
Black Educators Connect (feat. Tyshia Sheldon)
This week we had a conversation about the experience of teachers of color in majority white school, lack of communication between teachers and administrators, and the need for increased teacher training. Children deserve teachers that are going to help them capitalize on their gifts. This week we discuss ways to do that.
May 14, 2020
Foundation of Freedom (feat. Earl Thomason Jr.)
Today you are going to hear a conversation with Earl Thomason Jr., one of the founding members of Foundation of Freedom. We talk about the need to find creative and innovative ways to increase financial literacy in the black community. Financial freedom gives us greater access to our other freedoms and today’s conversation breaks down why growing economic power needs to be at the forefront of the modern day black liberation movement.
May 9, 2020
Escape in a Book (feat. Ola Ronke Akinmowo)
This episode is dedicated to the importance of reading. Founder, Evalaurene Jean-Charles, sat down with Ola Ronke Akinmowo founder of The Free Black Women’s Library had a conversation about reading to learn but also reading for pleasure. There is a book for everyone and we get into how to find that love for reading. We also discuss the need for diverse writers in all classrooms across the country, because we all need to learn “to see the world beyond our own.
May 5, 2020
Put students in the driver's seat (feat. Rakim Jenkins)
Today's conversation is between founder Black on Black Education, Evalaurene Jean-Charles, and Rakim Jenkins, 10th grade US History teacher. We spoke about the need for innovation within the public education system. We also spoke about the need to put students in the driver seat. Allowing them take ownership over their education, arming them with transferable skills for their life after high school. It was an incredible conversation, one of my favorites and I can't wait to hear how you felt about it.
April 24, 2020
Teaching through Coronavirus (feat. Adryonna Montgomery)
Covid-19 is changing the face of how teachers around the country and their students are dealing with the change in our entire society. We talk about the importance of being a black educator in a majority African American community and creating connections with students and parents. I think you are really going to get a lot out of this conversation and I look forward to hearing your thoughts.
April 17, 2020
Covid-19 is changing the face of education (feat. Micia Mosley)
Today’s episode is a joint interview with found and co-founder Evalaurene Jean-Charles and Jamaal Thomas. We had a conversation with Micia Mosley founder of the Black Teachers Project about how Covid-19 disproportionately effects black/brown students. We also talked about how to improve education when students finally go back to school.
April 9, 2020
There is no choice but to try (Feat. Reginald Green)
This conversation is for all the students and teachers who are forcing students to stick to a plan. Reginald Green is a 10 year educator and lawyer that fights for the advancement of the black community. This was an incredible conversation that I think we all can grow from listening to.
February 29, 2020
Masculinity in the Black Community (feat. Christopher St. Jean & Dandre East)
This week you’re going to listen to a candid conversation between Evalaurene Jean-Charles, Christopher St. Jean, and Dandre East about masculinity in the Black community. We discuss emotional intelligence and so much more. We laughed and we talked about how its okay to cry. I think you’re really going to enjoy.
February 21, 2020
Learning for Transformation (feat. Kian Brown)
This Weeks Episode is with Kian Brown of Everyday Black. We talk about traditional vs non-traditional education and the difference between simply learning for knowledge vs learning for transformation amongst other things. Enjoy the convo!
February 13, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion (feat. Shatoyia Jones)
Happy New Year. This weeks podcast episode is with the Shatoyia Jones the founder and CEO of First Ladies of Poverty Foundation and Ordinary x Influence. She is a diversity and inclusion consultant, social systems educator and entrepreneur, motivational speaker, budding podcast host, philosopher and model. She works to holistically support women of ethnic descent and other under-served communities in their journey to escaping poverty, as well as wealth and community building. On this episode we talk about her why and how implementing these practiced into out conception of education create a world that is truly better for everyone.
February 5, 2020
Education for Liberation Pt. 2 (feat. Sharif El-Mekki)
On this Episode Evalaurene & Jamaal interview Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development.  We discuss the importance of Black teachers in the classroom and just how important education is to the transformation of our communities.
December 20, 2019
Ep. 17- Education for Liberation Pt 1. (Feat. Sharif El-Mekki)
On this Episode Evalaurene & Jamaal interview Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development.  We discuss the importance of Black teachers in the classroom and just how important education is to the transformation of our communities.
December 17, 2019
Ep. 16- Brave Education (feat. Tim’m West)
This week Evalaurene Jean-Charles spoke with Tim’m West to discuss education advocacy, LGBTQ+ youth in schools, culturally responsive education, and social justice. The conversation was great and gave great insights into where we want to see our schools in the future.
December 5, 2019
Ep. 15- Where Black on Black Education was Born (feat. Stephanie Stamp)
This episode you are gonna hear a conversation between Evalaurene Jean-Charles and Stephanie Stamp as educator who invests her time and energy into students on the margins. We had an insightful conversation and I look forward to getting feedback on your thoughts.
November 21, 2019
Ep. 14- Inspired Teacher Inspires Teachers Pt. 2 (feat. Joseph Roberts)
On this episode of the Black on Black Education Podcast we have our second of a two part conversation with Mr. Joseph Roberts. 
November 14, 2019
Ep. 13- Inspired Teacher Inspires Teachers Pt. 1 (Feat. Joseph Roberts)
On this episode of the Black on Black Education Podcast we have our first of a two part conversation with Mr. Joseph Roberts. He’s a 17 year teacher who currently works as an Alternative School Teacher in the 2nd Best ranked district in all of Alabama.  Mr. Roberts has a passion for teaching that you’ll be able to hear throughout the interview. He loves to inspire a love of learning in his students and he also loves to inspire teachers to become the best versions of themselves. He does the latter via his very entertaining Instagram page that can be found @josephrobertshq
November 7, 2019
Ep. 12- Black on Black Education: How we Got Here (feat. Evalaurene Jean-Charles)
This week you hear a new voice, Black on Black Education’s Youth correspondent, Sonai Clarke, sat down with Evalaurene Jean-Charles our CEO and founder. They had an incredible conversation where Eva gave insight into BOBE and all that has brought her to this work.
October 31, 2019
Ep. 11- Cannabis Culture (feat. Jaren Forbes)
This week Evalaurene Jean-Charles sat down with Jaren Forbes a worker in the growing medical cannabis industry. We had an incredible conversation about the history of cannabis, the implications of the war on drugs, and so much more. This conversation is a little different for us but I think your gonna like it.
October 24, 2019
Ep. 10- Bout That Life: Leadership For The Young Urban Professional (feat. Rahshib Thomas)
On this weeks episode of The Black on Black Education Podcast Jamaal Thomas sits down to talk to Coach, Speaker and Author Rahshib Thomas The Chief Leadership Minister at RT Consulting. In a wide ranging conversion Rahshib shares a little about his life and helps people understand some keys to navigating corporate America plus much more.
October 17, 2019
Ep. 9- What is Special Education? (Feat. Nikki Joseph’s)
On this weeks Black on Black Education Evalaurene Jean-Charles talks to Dr. Nikki Joseph’s of Manhattanville College. She brings a unique perspective on what we need to do to transform the education system. We dive into Social & Emotional Learning, the importance of Special Ed, a brilliant concept called Brave Spaces and much more.
October 11, 2019
Ep. 8- The Black Vote Matters (feat. Carri Twigg)
Evalaurene Jean-Charles sat down with Ms. Carri Twigg, co-founder of the Culture House production company. As a life long lover of politics we had an incredible conversation about the importance of voting in the black community.
October 3, 2019
Ep. 7- Quaint Revolt Media (feat. Sasha-Gay Trusty)
Evalaurene Jean-Charles sat down with Sasha-Gay Trusty, editor and chief of Quaint Revolt Media and discussed the need for art in the black community.
September 26, 2019
Ep. 6- Fellowship of Black Male Educators (feat. Sterling Grimes)
Evalaurene Jean-Charles had a great conversation with Sterling Grimes from the Fellowship of Black Male Educators
September 19, 2019
Ep. 5- White Plains Youth Bureau (feat. Frank Williams)
Jamaal sat down with Mr.Willams. A man working to prepare young people for their future.
September 12, 2019
Ep. 4- Mills & Edwards, LLP Attorneys of Law (feat. Donte Mills)
We sat down with Donte Mills an attorney of low defending children of injustices in school.
September 5, 2019
Ep. 3- Theodore D. Young Community Center (feat. Andre Early)
Black on Black Education sits down with Andre Early Commissioner of The Theodore Young Community Center in Greenburgh, NY. We dive into the role a Community Center plays in developing young minds and bring a community together.
August 29, 2019
Ep. 2- Restore More (feat. Claudine Miles)
We sat down with the founder and CEO Claudine Miles to discuss the particular challenges for black students navigating the public education system.
August 22, 2019
What does Black on Black Education Mean to Us?
The Black on Black Education Team explains what BOBE means to them.
August 16, 2019