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.
Mattern, Carrie M.
"The Poet X: Disrupting Shakespeare, Healthy Relationships, and Language Dynamics,"
Language Arts Journal of Michigan:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.9707/2168-149X.2290
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