Teach Freedom

Teach Freedom: Education for Liberation in the African-American Tradition book review

Posted On April 10, 2015 by Kweku Vassall, Crim Center Graduate Research Assistant
Categories News, Resources, Spring 2015 Tags

Teach Freedom: Education for Liberation in the African American Tradition (2008) is a great resource for educators, students and community organizers. This anthology, edited by Charles M. Payne and Carol Sills Strickland, covers much of the history of emancipatory educational efforts in the United States. Beginning from the end of the Civil War, these… more »


Crim Center shows commitment to service during MLK Day 2015

The Kingian philosophy is steeped in the themes of nonviolent action, service, and transformative love for social change. Like Dr. Alonzo A. Crim’s vision for the Community of Believers, Dr. King’s “Beloved Community” was a vision of an interconnected diverse community working together peacefully to eliminate the suffering of our neighbors and the entire human… more »

Selma: a student’s reflection on the movie

Posted On April 10, 2015 by Kurt Williams, Crim Center Intern

After watching the movie, Selma (2014), I left the theater feeling an overwhelming sense of responsibility, to take more of an active role within my community and to help improve the quality of life for all. There has to be something that we as human beings believe in and are willing to stand firmly for.… more »

I.C.M.E. is helping young men in Atlanta create new experiences

Posted On April 10, 2015 by Jason Moore, Crim Center Intern

I.C.M.E. (I Create My Experience) is a 4-month program that serves Black and Latino male youth, ages 16-24, and runs from January-April. Taught by Garfield Bright, Georgia State University doctoral student and Crim Center GRA, the course encourages and emphasizes cultural awareness, digital/ media literacy, critical literacy and new civic engagement principals, while concurrently helping… more »