Tina Ellsworth, PhD (@DrTinaEllsworth )

Tina Ellsworth, PhD

Bio Ph.D. C&I | Wife Mom Believer | K-12 SocSt Coordinator | Edu consultant | Racial & Social Justice Advocate | She.Her. | KC Native | Opinions are mine
Location Missouri and Kansas
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Account created 08-08-2011 16:52:52
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iPhone : I never intend to adjust myself to injustice.

Maladjustment is resistance.

“I’m proud to be maladjusted.”

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iPhone : Get empowered to advocate for social studies and create transformational change for the profession by attending the 2020 NCSS Summer Leadership Institute. This institute is free for NCSS Members! Register: hubs.ly/H0qRjP10

iPhone : If you’re unbothered or mildly bothered by the 1st knee, but outraged by the 2nd, then, in my father’s words, you’re “more devoted to order than to justice.” And more passionate about an anthem that supposedly symbolizes freedom than you are about a Black man’s freedom to live.

Twitter Web App : The white woman in a viral Central Park video who called police on a black bird watcher has been fired from her job at an investment management firm.

Twitter Web App : My 7yo daughter just said, "Mom, I promise not to grow any more if you promise never to die. Deal? Deal."

I think she gets it.

iPhone : There's a really excellent sociology paper by Yale professor Elijah Anderson on what that Central Park woman (Amy Cooper) tried to do by calling 911 on the Black birder. It's called "The White Space": sociology.yale.edu/sites/default/…

iPhone : Maybe...just maybe... Black and Brown students are afraid of their racist, White teachers. I was. Their word, their fears, their tears, regardless of the actual truth, was *the* truth, and I paid for it often.

iPhone : FREE webinar on a critical issue. | Discipline Over Punishment: Getting Restorative Justice Right in Your Pedagogy, Your Policies, Your Culture | Facing History and Ourselves facinghistory.org/calendar/w2020…

iPhone : Even though health experts and governors were warning of swab shortages as early as February, the federal government took until late April to increase domestic production. That means that now, months into this crisis, we still need more of them.

iPhone : White people have to start talking to White people about not doing this to Black people.

So you have Black people in your life. Now, do something to save Black lives.

Have conversations with other White people about eradicating situational and systemic racism. And help end it. twitter.com/zellieimani/st…