Black Lives Texas


Suburbanization and Education in the Black Middle Class

Season 3, Ep. 3

Ricardo and Tracie are joined by Autumn Arnett and Natosha Daniels for a discussion about schools, neighborhoods, education, and suburbanization. Autumn and Natosha both do advocacy and engagement around education in Central Texas. They share a bit about their personal experiences as parents and other insights about class and community engagement.

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This episode is a broadcast of an online panel hosted by IUPRA about Policing and Schools. This Opportunity Forum offers a look at how Black Youth are disproportionately impacted by policing in school, and what that means for Austin and the greater Central Texas community.The panel includes:Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer, City of AustinKevin Foster Ph.D., School Board Member, Austin Independent School DistrictAndrew Hairston, Director, Justice Education Project, Texas AppleseedNatosha Daniels, Round Rock Black Parents AssociationFarah Muscadin, Director for the City of Austin’s Office of Police OversightAdditional Resources: IUPRA Issue Brief: Law Enforcement in TexasSchools Report: Use of Force in Texas Public Schools: The Case for Transparency, Accountability and Decriminalization Appleseed Report: Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline Post Education article: Police in schools: Keeping kids safe, or arresting them for no good reason?