Coshandra Dillard is a senior writer for Learning for Justice. Before joining LFJ, she was a freelance writer and magazine editor. She also worked as a health journalist for more than eight years. Additionally, Coshandra has experience in the classroom, having served as a substitute teacher for grades K-12. You can follow her on Twitter @CoshandraD_LFJ.

Articles by Coshandra

Teaching the Historical Context of January 6

As the political fallout from the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot unfolds, it’s critical that educators help students contextualize white supremacist movements of the past and present.

It Has Stayed With Me

One Learning for Justice staffer reflects on the harm she experienced when her educators ignored Black History Month—and calls on all educators to uplift the value in Black history all year.

“We Won’t Wear the Name”

At these three high schools, each named for Robert E. Lee, students led the way toward change.

Black Male Educators Create Space for Joy

Resisting white supremacy doesn’t always look like fighting. Making space for community and celebration is also resistance.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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