TC Prof. Bettina Love’s “Punished for Dreaming” National Book Launch
Please join us for the national launch of Punished for Dreaming: How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal
By Bettina L. Love, William F. Russell Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
In her new book, best-selling author Bettina Love explores “the impact of 40 years of racist public school policy on a generation of Black lives” through her own story and the stories of two dozen of her peers. Offering a roadmap for repair, Love makes the case for reparations and the opportunity of transformation for all children.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
6:00 pm Book talk
7:00 pm Book signing
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
With welcome remarks by Thomas Bailey, President Teachers College, Columbia University
Immediately following, join us for the
Punished for Dreaming album release and listening party
In conversation with Love, artists and producer Dr. View will discuss making an album focused on school reform, the current state of education, and how music is a portal for educational justice and liberation.
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Smith Learning Theater, Russell Hall (4th Floor)
Food and drink will be provided
Space is limited for the album party.