Hip Hop/Hip Hope in the Classroom

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Heard On University Of The Air

African American children fail and drop out of school at an alarmingly high rate, but providing them with skilled teachers who bring African American culture into the classroom can reverse that trend. Gloria Ladson-Billings, an internationally acclaimed scholar of education credited with the concept of “culturally relevant pedagogy,” discusses hip hop as a transformative educational tool.

Episode Credits

  • Emily Auerbach Host
  • Gloria Ladson-Billings Guest

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