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.

Clueless Hair Policy Hurts Kids

One-size-fits-all appearance policies cannot work in our increasingly diverse schools.

Gary Younge: Heroes Are Human

A new book sheds light on the lesser-known struggles behind the March—and how students can benefit from learning about them.