Amber Lawson is a doctoral student at Michigan State University with an interest in literacy and urban education. She is interested in making foundational literacy culturally responsive and sustaining for culturally diverse primary-grade students. She is also interested in supporting elementary teachers in implementing culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies to provide culturally diverse students with more equitable education opportunities. She can be reached at .
"The Spirit Murdering of Black Kindergarteners by the Lock and Load Literacy Routine,"
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 54:
3, Article 15.