Intellectual Activism: The Praxis of Dr. Anna Julia Cooper as a Blueprint for Equity-Based Pedagogy

  title={Intellectual Activism: The Praxis of Dr. Anna Julia Cooper as a Blueprint for Equity-Based Pedagogy},
  author={V. Thandi Sul{\'e}},
  journal={Feminist Teacher},
  pages={211 - 229}
  • V. T. Sulé
  • Published 29 January 2015
  • Education
  • Feminist Teacher
Having faced seemingly insurmountable challenges of enslavement, Jim Crow segregation, and de facto discriminatory practices, African Americans have historically championed education as a vehicle for community enrichment (Anderson Education; Cooper Voice; Giddings).1 Thus, among African Americans, education has long served as a mechanism to facilitate societal transformation—the form of transformation that addresses social inequities. For many African Americans, however, educational access was… 
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