Why We Need Black Teachers

The scarcity of Black educators today can ironically be traced back to the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing segregation in public schools, which led to the effective elimination of Black teachers. Center for Black Educator Development CEO Sharif El-Mekki joins Beyond The Hype to share how creating pipelines and anti-racist cultures for Black educators is key to achieving equity in education for Black students.