Gabriel
Smith


Before joining Teaching Tolerance, Gabriel worked as a Democratic Party Community Organizer in Tampa, Florida. Gabriel discovered his passion for social justice and education equity while working for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and Rep. Terri Sewell in Washington, D.C. Gabriel holds bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Tuskegee University and Auburn University respectively, focusing largely on the civil rights movement.

Articles by Gabriel

It's Time to Talk About Dr. Seuss

In light of a new study revealing stereotyped characters across Dr. Seuss’s children’s books, published just before Read Across America Day, how can educators engage students in a critical discussion of this canonical author?

Teaching the Truth About Gerrymandering

You can teach students about gerrymandering and still remain nonpartisan. Here’s how.

Teaching “America’s National Crime”

Our new film and viewer’s guide offer educators the tools they need to teach honestly and effectively about lynching and the symbolic power of the noose.