Race, Pedagogy, and Paulo Freire

Haymes, Stephen Nathan
December 2002
Philosophy of Education Yearbook;2002, p151
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the relation of author Paulo Freire's liberation pedagogy to the existential ontological situation of black people of African descent in the U.S. It discusses the role of Freire's book "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" in defining the theoretical and practical concerns of radical education. The author talks about some of the limitations of Freire's liberation pedagogy including ignorance of the ontological content of racist epistemologies and beliefs.


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