Gholdy Muhammad is an associate professor of literacy, language & culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her scholarship has appeared in leading educational journals and books. Muhammad was named one of the top 2022 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influencers of Educational Practice and Policy. She is the author of the best-selling book, "Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy" (Scholastic), and "Unearthing Joy" (Scholastic).
Five approaches to teaching Black history that unearth our children’s joy by considering their happiness, wellness, beauty, and advocacy.