Black Joy & Black Dreams in Early Childhood
Black children experience disparities and anti-Black racism before they are born and throughout their lives, including in early education environments. Recent research documents these disparities. However, there are few venues to focus on strength-based, anti-Black racism solutions to these systemic inequities in early childhood. Ms. Bunche Smith and Dr. Iruka will explain how to identify and begin to dismantle anti-Black racism in early childhood, in the context of research, practice.