About the Author
The Editors: Lourdes Diaz Soto is the Goizueta Endowed Chair at Dalton State College. Some of her publications include The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.
; The Politics of Early Childhood Education
(Peter Lang, 2000); Making a Difference in the Lives of Bilingual/Bicultural Children
(Peter Lang, 2002).
Haroon Kharem is Associate Professor of Education at Brooklyn College and has been teaching African American history at Performing Arts & Technology High School (PATHS) in Brooklyn for the past four years. His recent publication is Education As Freedom: African American Educational Thought and Activism
. He is currently working on a book on African Americans and the African Free Schools in New York City Antebellum Period.