In episode 194, Dan and Michael chat with Brittany Jones about her study published in Theory & Research in Social Education, “Feeling fear as power and oppression: An examination of Black and white fear in Virginia’s US history standards and curriculum framework.”
Books, Articles and Other Amazing Resources
- Jones, B. L. (2022). Feeling fear as power and oppression: An examination of Black and white fear in Virginia’s US history standards and curriculum framework. Theory & Research in Social Education, 50(3), 431-463.
- Education Week: We Dont Teach Enough About Black Fear
- Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” performed by Kerry Washington
- White police fear, lack of Black victim fear
- Virginia’s standards mess
- Woodson, A. N. (2016). We’re just ordinary people: Messianic master narratives and Black youths’ civic agency. Theory & Research in Social Education, 44(2), 184-211.
- Dan mentioned Martha Washington from Episode 93: Ona Judge, George Washington, & the Histories of African American Women with Erica Armstrong Dunbar
- King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail
- Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Convention speech
Brittany L. Jones, Ph.D. will be an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education at the University at Buffalo beginning in the Fall of 2023. Her research focuses on teaching and learning through antiracist pedagogies. Brittany’s work specializes in Black history education, the teaching of Black emotions and emotionality in U.S. history, and examining the intersections of discourse, power, and oppression in social studies standards and curricula. Dr. Jones is a former high school social studies teacher in Richmond, VA.