Against the Grain

Palestinian Teacher’s Travails

What can – and can’t – you say and do as a Palestinian American teacher? Can you speak frankly about Palestine, about the occupation and oppression, about the Israel-U.S. relationship? Can you support student inquiry into matters that rankle Zionist colleagues? Social-studies educator Luma Hasan encountered intolerance and pushback while working at a reputedly liberal high school.

Kevin L. Clay and Kevin Lawrence Henry Jr. , eds., The Promise of Youth Anti-citizenship: Race and Revolt in Education University of Minnesota Press, 2024

Teach for Liberation


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