UPitt Speaker Series: Cultivating Genius in Black Children

The University of Pittsburgh is hosting a virtual P.R.I.D.E Speaker Series virtually for a special one-night-only event Wednesday, September 29 from 4-6 p.m. as they engage in a thought-provoking conversation focused on Cultivating Genius Within Black Children.

Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, author of Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy, will deliver the keynote address.

Dr. Muhammad’s keynote will provide interactive and foundational experiences of culturally and historically responsive education to teachers and leaders. The talk will blend history, theory, and practical/engaging approaches for understanding and implementing culturally and historically responsive education (CHRE) instructional practices. Dr. Muhammad will demonstrate researched-based equity practices and offer pedagogical examples of the lesson and unit plans.

The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by P.R.I.D.E. Director Dr. Aisha White and featuring Dr. Muhammad and Bekezela Mguni, a queer Trinidadian artist, radical librarian, and educator with more than 15 years of community organizing experience in the Reproductive Justice movement.

The webinar starts at 4 pm ET and is completely free! All you have to do is register here to participate via Zoom.

Don’t forget to attend this necessary discussion on cultivating genius in Black children! This event is one-night-only and will not be available as a recording.

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