Since COVID-19, how have we pivoted in a world that was already on the verge of losing its mind? Dr. Ali-Coleman joins us for a talk on homeschooling Black children, finding peace through writing, remote work and her new book, The Summoning of Black Joy: a poetry collection.
Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, Ed.D. is an award-winning performance artist, multi-genre writer, producing playwright and filmmaker. She is author of the children’s book Mariah’s Maracas and the 2023 Juneteenth weekend release, The Summoning of Black Joy: a poetry collection. She is co-editor of the 2022 release, Homeschooling Black Children in the US. Dr. Ali-Coleman has been featured in the The Washington Post, USA Today, The Guardian, The Financial Times and more because of her work in arts and education. She has been interviewed by various broadcast media outlets, including NPR, CNN, Slate, and local affiliates of NBC, FOX and CBS recently, specifically because of her work in the Black homeschooling community. She is currently the 2023 Poet Laureate of Prince George’s County, MD.
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