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Horace R. Hall

Horace R. Hall, PhD is Professor in the departments of Teacher Education, Critical Ethnic Studies, and African Black Diaspora. Dr. Hall’s scholarship investigates four key areas: 1) racialized geography; 2) institutional exclusion; 3) youth voice and activism; and 4) policy transformation. In his efforts to bring theory to action, Dr. Hall is co-founder and co-director of the R.E.A.L (Respect, Excellence, Attitude and Leadership) Youth Program, Inc. Since 2000, R.E.A.L. has worked closely with youth and their families in challenging political and economic inequities prevalent within Black and Latinx Chicago communities.In furthering his duties and responsibilities as a professor and community activist, Dr. Hall has published a number of volumes, such as Mentoring Young Men of Color: Meeting the Need of African American and Latino Males, Understanding Teenage Girls: Culture, Identity and Schooling, and Uprooting Urban America: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Race, Class and Gentrification.

Recent Works:
Dr. Hall's most recent book is titled, Always on Lockdown: An Oral History of Policing and Discipline Inside Public Schools (2020).
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