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About this Mixtape (Journal)

The Black Educology Mixtape "Journal" (BE) declares (publishes) “tracks” (articles); Community Voices (community-based commentary); and artwork from the global sounds of Black education liberation. Since BE is an open access mixtape, there exists a possibility to feature sound recordings as well, which can be embedded in the PDF copies of the mixtape.

Tracks (Articles): The Black Educology Mixtape accepts tracks that are between 3,000-5,000 words (inclusive of references) utilizing APA citation style. Diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives are encouraged. Authors collecting data must have an Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRBPHS) or other approval for the ethical collection of data. Authors must attest to honoring ethical standards to the ownership and creation of the work they present; this mixtape will not tolerate plagiarism in any form.

Community Voices: Notes or commentary can be up to 1,000-2,500 words (inclusive of references) and pertain to engaged projects, the process of co-creating alternative ways of being in relation that is nourishing and/or reflections from community engagement. These tracks will be uploaded as audio to the Black Educology website.

Notes from the Studio/Community-Based Commentary (Notes from the Field): Notes or commentary can be up to 1,000-2,500 words (exclusive of references) and pertain to engaged projects, the process of co-creating alternative ways of being in relation that is nourishing and/or reflections from community engagement.

Artwork: Artists whose craft addresses Black education and liberation are encouraged to declare images and zines that will be considered for the cover of each song (no longer called an “issue”) of the journal. Artists will be credited on the journal website. For consideration, please email your original image (no larger than 25MB) to Blackeducology@gmail.com.