College of Education and Human Development
Department of Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
University of Minnesota
As the founder of the CEHD African American Read-In, Ezra focuses on providing literacy resources and opportunities to the Minneapolis community year-round. His goal is to bring literacy back into the African American culture by providing activities and resources such as the chess mentoring program, Black Men and Women Reading, book donations and a speaker series to encourage adults and children to read. The CEHD African American Read-In is part of the national Read-In sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to raise awareness of African American literacy.
Ezra also teaches Multicultural Literature, Thinking Through Art and in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching & Learning’s First Year Experience Program. He holds a B.A. in Telecommunication and an M.A. in Urban Counseling.