#20: Cleo and Kayin Talton Davis - Education Reimagined

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Listeners producer Cecilia Brown talks with Cleo Davis and Kayin Talton-Davis about homeschooling during COVID-19 and reimagining education by challenging the Eurocentric ideals most educational institutions are built upon. The Portland-based artists and designers have long been using art to tell stories about the Black experience and their current project aims to “create a cultural space of memory, advancement, and artistry for Portland's Black Community” at Building Cornerstones.

Show notes & links:

  • Building Cornerstones - Please consider donating to Cleo and Kayin’s efforts to finish building out the Mayo House, and making it a place for the Black community.
  • Root Shocked - a documentary short about generational loss, racial disparity, and the steps taken by one family to force a city to reckon with its history. This doc was also produced by Cecilia Brown.
  • Rebuilding Cornerstones: Spatial Justice for Portland’s Black Diaspora - More about Cleo and Kayin’s class at the University of Oregon's College of Design: Design for Spatial Justice.

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