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“Who You Be?”: Welcoming in the Language of Critical Love

View the first installment, Dismantling Racism: Working from the Inside Out, here View the second installment, The Weaponization of English, here View essential resource for school leaders, And Justice for ELs here View the fourth installment, Questions to Ask Ourselves, here View the fifth installment, Leading and Learning, hereView the sixth installment, A Voice for English Teachers in Africa, hereView…

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The Weaponization of English

In his 1971 hit, Marvin Gaye laments “make me wanna holler, the way they do my life…” The lyrics to this song can be applied to modern-day events surrounding the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and the general plight of Black people in the U.S. Embedded in Gaye’s songs and other social justice anthems is…