Sharif El-Mekki, founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development, and principal of Mastery Charter School in Philadelphia, joins the show for another #FreedomFriday episode of the Education Is Power Broadcast, focusing on Black education pioneers who should never be forgotten.

What other pioneers in Black education would you recommend everyone should learn about? Watch the video above and leave a comment with your thoughts!

Josh Stewart considers himself a global citizen first and foremost and is passionate about cultural exchange. He has a B.s. in Political Science and Hispanic Studies from St. John's University in Minnesota and experience as both an ESL and social studies teacher in Korea and the Philippines. He currently works a digital content Manager for Citizen Education and Education Post and enjoys both traditional and creative methods crafting messages around the desperate need to improve our education system and provide quality options to the most marginalized students and families.


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