This Ain't Yesterday's Literacy: Culture and Education After George Floyd

Vershawn Ashanti Young

The themes and units in this book encourage conversation about, reflection on, and analysis of culture, education, and literacy in the wake of protests over George Floyd’s death. All units include an introduction by Vershawn Ashanti Young and an end-of-unit activity suggestion. Individual readings are introduced and contextualized and include a Furthering the Conversation section that extends the topic in meaningful ways, including additional articles, performances, speeches, and videos that are embedded or linked directly in the text.

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Table of Contents for This Ain't Yesterday's Literacy: Culture and Education After George Floyd

  • Unit 1: George Floyd as Cultural Tipping Point
  • Unit 2: Calls for Racial Justice and Socially Just Policing
  • Unit 3: Appropriate Uses of the N-Word in Culture and Education
  • Unit 4: Decolonizing Black Language, Standard English, and Academic Discourse
  • Unit 5: Allies and Anti-Racist Activism After George Floyd

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