This is not the Urban Cohort: A Performance Narrative in Four Acts

Kindel Turner Nash



This performance narrative, and the analysis and implications that follow, was constructed from data collected during a year-long critical ethnography of foregrounding race and racism in a preservice literacy methods course. It was written as a medium to create anti-racist interventions within thirdspaces (Soja, 2010) in higher education classrooms, spaces where possibilities for understanding and changing the way race and racism shape and distort educational contexts can emerge.


White talk, racial discourse, critical race theory

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