JPB Gerald is an educator and doctoral candidate at CUNY – Hunter College pursuing an Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership. His scholarship focuses on language education, racism, and whiteness. He lives with his wife, young son, and dog in New York, on what would be recognized as Munsee Lenape/Canarsie land. He hopes you will join him on the journey toward decoding and decentering whiteness and anti-Blackness in education.