- One professor argued that "correct grammar" and "standard language" only "reinforce master narratives of English."
"Speakers at Towson University's virtual "Antiracist Pedagogy Symposium" criticized university writing curriculum and programs for being racist and perpetuating Whiteness.
...April Baker-Bell, associate Professor of Language, Literacy, and English Education at Michigan State University, argued that idea of Standard English among teachers is used to maintain racist assumptions about "Black language."
Bell stated it is evident that "anti-Blackness that is used to diminish black language of Black students in classrooms is not separate from the rampant and deliberate anti-black racism and violence inflicted upon black people in society."...Read all.