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aK Discussion Series Presents: Kmt Shockley, Ph.D. In a War of Irreconcilable Realities: The Critical Need for Afrikan Centered Education

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Presents: Kmt Shockley, Ph.D.

In a War of Irreconcilable Realities: The Critical Need for Afrikan Centered Education
Time of Event: August 27, 2017 1:30 – 4:00 PM EST
Discussion and Q&A
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ABOUT DR. KMT SHOCKLEY
Dr. Kmt G. Shockley is associate professor at Howard University in the School of Education, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies. Prior to his appointment at Howard he was associate professor at Morgan State University and at George Mason University. Dr. Shockley has authored numerous articles and two books on the broad topic of African American education, specifically African centered education. Dr. Shockley’s most recent book is entitled, The Miseducation of Black Children, it’s published by African American Images (Chicago, IL). He has published works in journals such as The Journal of Negro Education, the Journal of Black Studies, the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and the International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, to name a few. In addition to his work as a professor and researcher, he served as founding board member for a charter school in Washington, DC. Dr. Shockley holds a PhD in Organizational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park.

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