This week, Geoff talks to Dr. Tiffany Mitchell Patterson from the College of Education and Human Services about teaching reconstruction and citizenship, black power, voting rights, and related topics. For further reading, check out Dr. Patterson's recent article in The Conversation, as well as Black Lives Matter at School, Teaching Tolerance, and Rethinking Schools.

Thanks to our producer Nick Kratsas, and to Sean Graham for the music you heard at the beginning and end of the episode.

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Geoffrey Hilsabeck is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English at West Virginia University and Community Outreach Fellow at the WVU Humanities Center.