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About Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D.

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is an award-winning associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on racial literacy in teacher education, Black girl literacies, and Black and Latinx male high school students. A sought-after speaker on issues of race, culturally responsive pedagogy, and diversity, Sealey-Ruiz works with K-12 and higher education school communities to increase their racial literacy knowledge and move toward more equitable school experiences for their Black and Latinx students. Sealey-Ruiz appeared in Spike Lee’s “2 Fists Up: We Gon’ Be Alright”, a documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement and the campus protests at Mizzou. Yolanda is also the editor of three books on education, and numerous scholarly articles and essays.

Show Highlights

  • Black Lives Matter Seminar
  • Advancing racial literacy
  • Digital Activism
  • The armchair activist
  • The fear of losing my job because of my social media posts

Connect with Yolanda

IG: yolie_sealeyruiz

Twitter: RuizSealey


Advancing Racial Literacies in Teacher Education: Activism for Equity in Digital Spaces

Love From the Vortex and Other Poems

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A two-day intensive with Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins. Join us February 13 and 20 from 11:00-3:30 PM Eastern

Through varying workshops centered around Anti-racist and Anti-bias examples in school settings, the presenters will provide attendees with a complete understanding of the fundamental premise of creating an Antiracist learning environment. True stories and research in schools will illustrate the need to foster an inclusive learning space for all students.


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