Mixtape Aims & Scope

The Journal of Black Educology (BE) publishes songs (articles) that encourage the sounds of theory, philosophy, research, and praxis central to the genealogy of Black struggle and liberation with education.

BE is interdisciplinary and international in scope. We are committed to open-access and online diffusion of leading research in the field in order to democratize access to scholarship. BE seeks to be a communal space for scholars, educators, and people working directly in Black education to continue to create music for education is the instrument of liberation.

BE seeks to cultivate a conversation among scholars, researchers, activists, educators, policy-makers, and practitioners of with Black liberation and education. The editors welcome songs (articles) in English and/or English translated that continue to resonate with the genealogy of Black struggle and liberatory education. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to, human rights education in relation to issues of peace & conflict; global citizenship; social justice education; community-based empowerment efforts; solidarity with marginalized groups; decolonizing education; anti-oppressive education; critical pedagogy; and human rights activism. (pending)

Peer Review Policy

All songs (articles) in this journal will be “listened to” (read) by multiple members of the editorial collective, and then, if selected for further consideration, will be sent out for blinded peer review to at least two anonymous referees. (pending)