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Author Biographies

Carrie Mattern is a mother, educator, and organizer. She teaches English 9 and English 12 to young adults at Carman-Ainsworth high school. She is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is completing her Masters degree at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Abstract

Anti-racist teaching can be used in a practical manner to disrupt canonical texts. The Poet X, by Elizabeth Acevedo, disrupts William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet through focusing in on racial literacy, healthy relationships, and honoring authentic language.

Publication Date

7-1-2021

Available for download on Saturday, January 01, 2022

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