For our Winter 2021 issue, The Activist History Review invites essays that consider how we teach “CRT”—the umbrella term white conservatives apply to any teaching critical of white supremacy—amid a white backlash movement that seeks to outlaw our work.
“Cocking accepted his job offer by telegram in September of 1937. A year and a half later, Dean Cocking held a staff meeting so controversial that it led to the state revoking UGA’s accreditation and mobs burning the governor in effigy.”
To the present and past Mexican farmworker families of Tulare County: I write for you and walk alongside you. Mis vecinos, you are right. You belong here, just as your history of endurance and resilience belongs in our archives.
I have found that academia can offer a lower-class West Virginian from a single-mother family the chance to live an illusion. I have been able to travel countries, gain audiences of affluent scholars, and been given a platform for my voice that I would not have received outside of academia.