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by Maisha T. Fisher

Author: Maisha T. Fisher
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (October 27, 2008)
Pages: 200 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.6
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Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States.

Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States. Author Maisha Fisher reinterprets historiographies of Black self-determination and self-reliance to powerfully interrupt stereotypes of African-American literacy practices. The book expands the standard definitions of literacy practices to demonstrate the ways in which 'minority' groups keep their cultures and practices alive in the face of oppression, both inside and outside of schools

Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black . We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Author Maisha Fisher reinterprets historiographies of Black self-determination and self-reliance to powerfully interrupt stereotypes of African-American literacy practices. The book expands the standard definitions of literacy practices to demonstrate the ways in which 'minority' groups keep their cultures and practices alive in the face of oppression, both inside and outside of schools. This important addition to critical literacy studies

Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States.

Black literate lives: Historical and contemporary perspectives. The book expands the standard definitions of literacy practices. Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States. to demonstrate the ways in which 'minority' groups keep their cultures and practices alive in the face of oppression, both inside and outside of schools.

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Maisha T. Fisher, Black Literate Lives: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Fisher, Maisha T. Black Literate Lives: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Collection of essays representing scholarly perspectives on literacy in social sciences, education, and communication studies. E-mail Citation . A study of alternative educational spaces-especially venues for cultural performance-and literacy acquisition practices in 20th-century African American communities. First essay by Constance Dean Qualls, Public and Personal Meanings of Literacy, is an especially useful overview suitable for undergraduates.

Patterns in History: A Christian Perspective on Historical Thought. Fisher's major contribution, however, does not come from his deconstruction of others' historical analyses, though this is the majority of the book. At the end of each chapter, he includes concise summaries that offer advice to the historian wanting to avoid the previous logical fallacies. His deconstruction is vital to actually view bad history in progress. His summaries are excellent in understanding exactly what he wants from a logical historical thought.

Transforming Teacher Education. University of Wisconsin – Madison. TeachingWorks working papers are unpublished manuscripts that focus on the professional training of teachers. They involve analysis of data or literature and reflect good thinking – clear, systematic interrogation of issues critical in the field of teacher training.

Black Literate Lives offers an innovative approach to understanding the complex and multi-dimensional perspectives of Black literate lives in the United States. Author Maisha Fisher reinterprets historiographies of Black self-determination and self-reliance to powerfully interrupt stereotypes of African-American literacy practices. The book expands the standard definitions of literacy practices to demonstrate the ways in which 'minority' groups keep their cultures and practices alive in the face of oppression, both inside and outside of schools.

This important addition to critical literacy studies:

-Demonstrates the relationship of an expanded definition of literacy to self-determination and empowerment

-Exposes unexpected sources of Black literate traditions of popular culture and memory

-Reveals how spoken word poetry, open mic events, and everyday cultural performances are vital to an understanding of Black literacy in the 21st century

By centering the voices of students, activists, and community members whose creative labors past and present continue the long tradition of creating cultural forms that restore collective, Black Literate Lives ultimately uncovers memory while illuminating the literate and literary contributions of Black people in America.