Linguistic Justice cover Bringing together theory, research, and practice to dismantle Anti-Black Linguistic Racism and white linguistic supremacy, this book provides ethnographic snapshots of how Black students navigate and negotiate their linguistic and racial identities across multiple contexts. By highlighting the counterstories of Black students, Baker-Bell demonstrates how traditional approaches to language education do not account for the emotional harm, internalized linguistic racism, or consequences these approaches have on Black students' sense of self and identity.

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Chapter 6 was not part of the study represented in chapters 2–5, but it illustrates how the author uses Angie Thomas’ book The Hate U Give to approach Antiracist Black Language Pedagogy in an English education courses for preservice teachers. Through several Black Language Artifacts, the chapter shows how African American literature can provide a rich foundation for students to explore how identity is conceived through language expression and how African American literature is an important vehicle work toward dismantling Anti-Black Linguistic Racism.

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