Black Lives Matters and Social Justice: Reflections for Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education

It is essential to recognize and celebrate all of our students and each of their own personal identities. This means that physical educators, like all educators, must make a conscious effort to welcome students from all backgrounds. Due in part to the recent Black Lives Matters (BLM) Movement highlighting inequalities within our healthcare, education, and criminal justice systems, we dedicated  an episode to discuss this movement and social justice. For this podcast had on two scholars with expertise in social justice in the fields of physical education and adapted physical education. More specifically, we discuss the role of race within physical education, how disability and race intersects, critical race pedagogy, and how continue this discussion moving forward. In addition, Clark's (2020) recent paper entitled "Toward a critical race pedagogy of physical education" was used to guide this conversation. 

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