Radical Love as Praxis
Ethnic Studies and Teaching Mathematics for Collective Liberation
Keywords:ethnic studies, love, mathematics for liberation, transformative resistance
Ethnic studies is a growing movement for curricular and pedagogical practices that reclaim marginalized voices and histories and create spaces of healing for students of color; however, its application to mathematics education has been limited. In this essay, we provide a framework of five ethea of ethnic studies for mathematics education: identity, narratives, and agency; power and oppression; community and solidarity; resistance and liberation; and intersectionality and multiplicity. We describe key concepts and examples of the ethos of ethnic studies.
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