Christopher Emdin

How Can White Teachers Do Better by Urban Kids of Color?

Education professor—and maverick—Christopher Emdin is famous for incorporating hip-hop (and The GZA!) into science education. In this exclusive excerpt of his new book, ”For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education,” he explains how White teachers at urban schools can overcome their class and race privilege and truly connect with their students.