Parker, Kimberly N. 2022. Literacy Is Liberation : Working Toward Justice through Culturally Relevant Teaching. Alexandria, Virginia: ASCD.
Education for Liberation Network & Critical Resistance Editorial. 2021. Lessons in Liberation : An Abolitionist Toolkit for Educators. Edited by Education for Liberation Network and Critical Resistance (Organization). Chico, CA: AK Press.
Kaba, Mariame, and Naomi Murakawa. 2021. We Do This 'Til We Free Us : Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice. Edited by Tamara K Nopper. The Abolitionist Papers Series. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books.
The book selection creates conversation about liberation and abolitionism, transforming systems, and what these themes look like in practice.
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If a school district, teaching community or library staff is truly interested in inclusive engagement with Black communities, this book is a necessary professional development or learning community tool.
Equitable by Design by Yvette C. Laundry examines opportunities to establish stronger more authentic partnerships among Black families and school/library communities.
This book features theory to practice strategies, reflection, goal setting and action step opportunities.
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WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.