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Meet the activists pushing for an anti-racist education

How can anti-racism work in school classrooms?  One group, #DiversifyOurNarrative, is asking for one book in every literature class to be by a person of color, for one of these books to be about the Black experience, and for schools…

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The Toni Morrison Book Club, March 5, 2020

On Thursday March 5, 2020 at 6 PM at Labyrinth Books (122 Nassau Street, Princeton), LLL Presents: Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Juda Bennett, Cassandra Jackson, Piper Kendrix Williams–The Toni Morrison Book Club “In this startling group memoir, four friends –black and white,…

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What are we letting go of in ‘Letting Go of Literary Whiteness’?

Carlin Borsheim-Black and Sophia Tatiana Sarigianides, authors of Letting Go of Literary Whiteness: Antiracist Literature Instruction for White Students, explain the shift in perspective needed for true, anti-racist literary instruction. “A critical focus on Whiteness . . . helps us to…

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These Heroes Are Saving Black Feminist Classics by Putting Them on Wheels

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, a queer, black feminist author, Julia Roxanne Wallace, and Courtney Reid-Eaton responded to the unavailability of black feminist texts in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina by creating a bookmobile by transforming an Airstream trailer into what…

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The Literary Canon Is Mostly White. Here’s an Alternative Latin American Reading List

Alejandra Oliva suggest nine books reflecting Latinx culture that can be read addition to some of the canonical texts of white/Western literature.  Click here to see the titles.

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