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Jesse Hagopian

Jesse Hagopian

Jesse Hagopian is a high school teacher in Seattle, and the author of the forthcoming book, Teach Truth: The Attack on Critical Race Theory and the Struggle for Antiracist Education. Jesse is editor for Rethinking Schools magazine, a founding member of Black Lives Matter at School, a campaign organizer for the Zinn Education Project's "Teach the Black Freedom Struggle," the co-editor of the books, Black Lives Matter At School: An Uprising for Educational Justice, Teaching for Black Lives, Teacher Unions and Social Justice, and the editor of More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High Stakes Testing. His blog, www.IAmAnEducator.com.

Articles by this author

 

We Love You George Floyd. We Got You This October 14th #TeachTruth National Day of Action for Your Birthday

As painful as this memorial was, and as painful as American history is, these students deserved to see it.

Jesse Hagopian ·


I'm Not Alone in Pledging to #TeachTruth

Republicans wouldn’t be passing these laws to ban the teaching of structural racism and oppression if they weren’t scared of something. So, what are they scared of?

Jesse Hagopian ·


Why as a Black High School Teacher I'm Endorsing Bernie Sanders

This is the campaign to fix the hole in the soul of America.

Jesse Hagopian ·


The Chicago Teachers Strike: 'Until We Get What Our Students Deserve'

"The ball is in Mayor Lightfoot’s court now. She’s got a decision to make. I know that we will remain in the streets until we get what we deserve."

Jesse Hagopian ·


A Climate of Racism Took Two Lives at My Kroger

Jesse Hagopian, a Seattle high school ethnic studies teacher and co-editor of the book Teaching for Black Lives, interviewed Michelle Randolph on the fight against racism and the struggle for education

Jesse Hagopian ·


Teachers and Parents of Puerto Rico Launch Historic Strike & Boycott Against Standardized Testing

Spread the word: “We want a just, equitable world for our children.”

Jesse Hagopian ·



#ArmMeWith Solidarity Against the NRA and Militarizing Our Schools

When we say we oppose access to weapons like the AR-15, we truly mean everyone, including the police.

Jesse Hagopian ·

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