Re-Imagining Literacy and Language Education for Girls of Color

Grace D. Player, Mónica González Ybarra

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This introduction to a special issue on Girl of Color literacies explores the editors’ purpose for creating the issue. Utilizing sociocultural definitions of literacy nuanced and bolstered by Women of Color theories of language and literacy, they establish an urgency to pursue research that is conducted with and for Girls of Color within the field of literacy. The editors articulate the goals of the special issue as well as provide proposed lines of inquiry the field must address to create research, pedagogies, and practices that are more loving toward Girls of Color and that honor their beautifully complex meaning-making practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1663-1672
Number of pages10
JournalUrban Education
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 2022


  • identity
  • literacy
  • race
  • urban education
  • women and girls

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Urban Studies

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