Monita K.

Monita K. Bell is the managing editor for Teaching Tolerance and host of The Mind Online podcast. Before joining TT, she taught composition and literature courses at Auburn University and Alabama State University; she has also worked as an online writing tutor. Bell is the author of Getting Hair "Fixed": Black Power, Transvaluation, and Hair Politics.

Articles by Monita K.

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Even young students notice when their cultures are relevant only during heritage months.

Are Your Students Prisoners?

How educators talk about school climate can play an important role in how students feel about school.

From a Long Shot to a Mix Model School

Think Mix It Up can’t work at your school? This counselor at a school for students with a variety of special needs says it can.

Activism Isn’t a Four-Letter Word

Encouraging students to take an interest in the well-being of others is not indoctrination: It’s the right thing to do.

Making Space

Affinity groups offer a platform for voices often relegated to the margins.