Situating Black activism and movement building in its historical context, this special issue of the International Journal of Human Rights Education features articles, essays, commentaries, and book reviews that put the longstanding call for Black lives to matter and the quest for Black liberation in conversation with human rights education as a field of scholarship and practice. In this introduction, we first review how movements for Black liberation, primarily in the United States, have drawn on human rights frameworks to seek greater justice; we then introduce the five original articles, five community-based commentaries/notes from the field pieces, and five book reviews/excerpts that comprise this special issue.
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Bajaj, M., Katz, S. R., & Jones, L. (2021). Volume 5, Special Issue: Human Rights Education & Black Liberation. International Journal of Human Rights Education, 5(1). Retrieved from https://repository.usfca.edu/ijhre/vol5/iss1/1