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  1. Mar 2020
    1. Black girls are often character-ized as Jezebels, Sapphires, aggressive, or sexualized to the point that they are deprived of having any in-tellectual currency and curiosity

      Read Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America Paperback by Melissa V. Harris-Perry

    1. Students’ awareness of their absence of voice and agency in naming and making a policy further mo-tivated them into describing the situation and the possibility of addressing it through Freirean crit-ical praxis, a methodical process for transformative change.

      This is where the rubber meets the road: Do we as authority figures really want to engage with #studentvoice in these type of scenarios?

    2. If several people witness the same tragedy and offer opposing accounts, whose version is the most accurate? In this case, perception is truth. And how reliable is fact anyway when the ‘official’ documents themselves have been proven incorrect[?] Officialness too has its inconsistencies

      This is from a Tweet I just recently encountered: "As someone who cares about archiving, it is clear we should be preserving a record of #COVID19. I developed this guide for my students. #Twitterstorians, parents and teachers looking for projects for kids, community archivists may find it useful too."

  2. Dec 2018
    1. listening

      Another superpower skill that needs to be honored as well as developed

    2. ) holding time and space—whether in classrooms, community centers, or online—to support youth literacies,

      What we give our time and attention to are what we inherently value...

    3. simply put, youth are writers. What becomes radical is the refusal of the dominant narratives that suggest that young people, especially urban youth, are not writers

      I think the radical act is "naming" yourself, not waiting to be defined or labeled.

    4. disengaged learner

      What does it mean to be engaged or disengaged as a learner? Sometimes I think disengaging is a radical act...