This course will teach how to select, read, evaluate and analyze depictions and aspects of social justice and injustice in children’s and young adult literature. Through various genres of literature intended for both the child and adolescent reader, students will … Continue reading
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This video from NowThis explores the connection between the Civil Rights Movement and Movement for Black Lives. How has the internet impacted the way people organize?
In this class we will interrogate narratives of racial passing in a variety of forms. These narratives raise questions about the construction, reinforcement and subversion of racial categories. There is a rich trove of literature focused on passing within African … Continue reading
By Shayna Plaut, Contributing Editor, Human Rights “Ally is a complicated word; sometimes accomplice is better. Accomplices put their body on the line.” – Dr. JP Catungal, Critical Gender and Sexualities Studies As I joined the growing number of people … Continue reading
By William C. Anderson, Contributing Editor, Race, Class, and Immigration The last few years have been rough. President Obama’s last term in the White House has given many of us some of the most polarizing times we have ever experienced. … Continue reading