Courtney Martin

Courtney E. Martin is a writer living with her family in a co-housing community in Oakland. She has a popular Substack newsletter, called Examined Family, and speaks widely at conferences and colleges throughout the country. She is also the co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network, FRESH Speakers bureau, and the Bay Area chapter of Integrated Schools. Her happy place is asking people questions. Learning in Public is her fourth book.

Courtney Martin


The Racist Trap Of "I Just Want The Best For My Kids"

The resistance to integration was once led by white women like me.


None Of My White Friends Sent Their Kids To Our Neighborhood School

In 'Learning In Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America from My Daughter’s School,' Courtney Martin explores why white parents remain mystified by the inequity their choices uphold.