Abram Jackson was born in Tucson, Arizona, but was raised in Union City in The San Francisco Bay Area. He took his first Ethnic Studies class in high school and has not looked back since. African Studies, Ethnic Studies and Race and Resistance Studies has not only been an academic interest but a personal passion of Abram's on his journey toward decolonization and liberation. Abram received his Master of Arts from the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State in 2006. His emphasis was Africana Studies and his Masters Thesis looked at African American and Latinx masculinity through the work of Queer Hip Hop artists. Abram also has a Master of Arts in Teaching from The University of Southern California. Abram currently teaches full-time at The Bay School of San Francisco in the Humanities Department and enjoys an interdisciplinary approach to teaching both high school and undergraduate students.
Courses Teaching/Course Taught:
RRS 110: Critical Thinking and the Ethnic Studies Experience
RRS 240: All Power to the People: Comparative Freedom Movements of the "Sixties"
RRS 520: Race, Radicalism and Revolution
AFRS 202: Black Men's Studies