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“Education is an important element in the struggle for human rights. It is the means to help our children and our people rediscover their identity and thereby increase their self-respect. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today.” - Malcolm X


Richard Benson II is an assistant professor and teacher certification officer in the education studies program at Spelman College.

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Benson's “Fighting for Our Place in the Sun,” illuminates the untold tenets of Malcolm X’s educational philosophy.

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Benson gives talks on critical race theory and education, history of social movements, and school-community relationships.

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The book tours are in progress! Check to see when Benson will be coming to your area for a book signing, talk or lecture.

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